Tuesday, June 26, 2012

PTSD and Flashbulb Memory

Have you ever wondered the reason some people develop Post traumatic Stress Disorder with very vivid flashbacks of traumatic events while others, who experienced the same or similar event, do not? It may have something to do with the type of memory the individual possesses. Those who have a long-lasting extremely vivid and detailed type of memory, especially for negative events, may be more prone to experience a great deal of anxiety along with an increased tendency to have flashbacks of traumatic events with great clarity.

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