What is the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex?


Note - this is not my writting - thought it would help with PTSD on other writtings.. So here is what it is.... The ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) is a part of the prefrontal cortex in the brain. The ventral medial prefrontal is located in the frontal lobe at the bottom of the cerebral hemispheres and is … Continue reading What is the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex?

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PTSD and Relationships


First. What is PTSD? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, impacts people mentally, emotionally, and physically. It occurs after someone has experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. It is characterized by avoidance of stimuli that evokes memories of a past traumatic event, emotionally numb used as a coping skill to survive and not feel unpleasant feelings, … Continue reading PTSD and Relationships

WHAT ARE “TRIGGERS”


TRIGGERS...A trigger is something that sets off a memory tape or flashback transporting the person back to the event of her/his original trauma. For me it was a random picture that was sent to my phone on Thursday it was obscene and darn right nasty... that is what set me off more than anything... it … Continue reading WHAT ARE “TRIGGERS”

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