Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a collection of symptoms recorded the use of hypnosis with women believed to be displaying dissociative responses to emotional, sexual or physical abuse and trauma Also report of hypnosis being used in the two world wars to help soldiers address combat related trauma. It was called shell shock but was grossly under-diagnosed as many soldiers who were clearly suffering from PTSD were executed for ‘cowardice in the face of the enemy’. During the Second World War the label ‘combat fatigue’ was attached and then after that ‘post-Vietnam syndrome’. PTSD is a condition that can occur after experiencing or witnessing traumatic events such as in military combat, during natural disasters or following serious accidents, terrorist attacks and violent deaths. It can also follow personal assaults such as rape and other situations in which the person felt extreme fear, horror or helplessness .  Hypnosis course Link

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