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Thorough documentary on what happens in trauma

Posted by LP User on Tuesday, October 30, 2018,
https://www.peacefulimpact.fi/en/sustainable-psychiatry/documentary-about-trauma-and-dissociation/

Polyvagal theory explained well here.
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How childhood trauma could be mistaken for ADHD-

Posted by LP User on Thursday, August 14, 2014, In : trauma therapy 
http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/07/how-childhood-trauma-could-be-mistaken-for-adhd/373328/

This article states that ADHD may be wrongly diagnosed instead of watching for symptoms of trauma- ie dissociation, inattenitivity, hypervigilance. Impulsivity, another symptom of ADHD may be brought on an overactive stress response. 
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