PTSD and Complex PTSD: What Happens When You’ve Lived In A Psychological War Zone

PTSD and Complex PTSD: What Happens When You’ve Lived In A Psychological War Zone

By Shahida ArabiUpdated October 5, 2018

Normally when we think about “PTSD,” our minds jump to those who’ve been in combat. While it is certainly an issue for those who’ve been in real-life war zones, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD isn’t just exclusive to war veterans. In fact, many survivors of childhood emotional neglect, physical or emotional abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and rape can suffer from the symptoms of PTSD or Complex PTSD if they endured long-standing, ongoing and inescapable trauma.

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