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  • EXPOSURE THERAPY

    EXPOSURE THERAPY

    What Is Exposure Therapy? Exposure therapy is a psychological treatment that was developed to help people confront their fears. When people are fearful of something, they tend to avoid the feared objects, activities or situations. Although this avoidance might help reduce feelings of fear in the short term, over the long term it can make…


  • PTSD: Post-traumatic stress disorder

    PTSD: Post-traumatic stress disorder

    What Is PTSD? Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which there was serious physical harm or threat. PTSD is a lasting consequence of traumatic ordeals that cause intense fear, helplessness, or horror.…