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Addictive Aspects of PTSD


1. Self-medication and all addictions

2. Mental self-abuse tapes

3. Negative thinking

4. Mental scripts 

5. Physical self-abuse

6. Control of others

7. Control of environment

8. Abuse of others

9. Being victims of others

10. Fear and adrenaline

11. Reliving (without resolution)

12. Avoidance

13. Dissociation

14. Fight or flight state



















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