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What Is Psychological Trauma?Caterina Spinaris , Michael D. Denhof
In the Correctional Oasis and in Desert Waters’ work in general we frequently mention the terms “psychological trauma,” “complex trauma,” and “Post-traumatic Stress Disorder”—“PTSD” for short, often without a detailed explanation. What do these terms really mean? And to what extent are they relevant to the occupational experience of corrections professionals? To address these issues to at least some degree, we’ll be offering a series on these subjects in the Correctional Oasis during 2016. I realize that this is a very serious and possibly disturbing topic to some in several respects... full story