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Complex PTSD

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Dr. Judith Herman developed the concept of Complex PTSD. She argues that this new diagnosis is necessary to describe the symptoms experienced by survivors of long-term trauma such as child sexual abuse, prostitution, and organized child exploitation rings.

The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder has a very helpful Fact Sheet on Complex PTSD.


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