Advances in imaging technology
allow observers to unravel
brain and bodily functions
that "misfire" or break
down during overwhelming episodes.
During trauma, the
speech center shuts
down, as does the
cortex, the brain region responsible for experiencing
Bessel van der Kolk, a Dutch psychiatrist, describes the "speechless terror" of trauma as
the experience of being at a "loss for words."
"When people relive their
traumatic experiences," he says, "the frontal lobes become impaired and, as
result, they have trouble
thinking and speaking.
incapable of communicating
to self or others what is
This is a common
occurrence during periods of
threat or danger.
Brain pathways of
remembering and communicating are hindered.
evidence shows cannabis use contributes to reducing the association between
disorder and severe
A necessary and
crucial step in healing is to allow traumatized people to
culture expression of trauma in informal settings,
women gathered around the stream
to wash Krisna or men working
together to build a new road for the
Roman legions, has
always been the release mechanism.
Allowing people to
talk about what has befallen them allows them to
connect with their emotion
and process the trauma.
American culture now falls afoul of this
ancient human tradition by
telling the unfortunate victims of
trauma that they just need to
children who are not abuse victims let us
consider an ordinary childhood
event that developed into trauma, rather than just fright or
Imagine five-year old Dylan who gets off the
school bus at the wrong stop.
Dylan started kindergarten on
Tuesday. Today is Wednesday.
He is riding the school bus home for the
second time in his life.
He feels a little intimidated by the
beside him, he misses his mother;
he is not at all sure he
knows how to be a school bus rider.
Nearly everything during the
past day and a half has been new.
Dylan, worn out, is eager to get back
to the home and his Quack Pack
His mother promised that she would be waiting for him at
the bus stop.
He looks out the window as the bus travels by dimly
When the bus finally stops, bunches of loud, laughing,
pushing children exit.
The children disembark in a tangle of thrashing
heads and arms, Dylan among them,
earnestly striving to be a good bus rider.
There are some adults by the
side of the road.
They greet the children, and in a matter of seconds,
the bus has departed, and everyone has moved away from the bus stop. Dylan's
mother is not here.
And as people walk out of sight, chattering and
swinging each other's hands, no one notices that one five-year-old boy has been
left standing alone.
The boy does not even think about calling after
He is too stunned, and besides, he does not know them.
stands right there, for a long time, hoping that his mother will appear.
He looks like a tiny statue at the edge of the road, until a monstrous
truck, air horn blaring, zooms by causing him to lurch sideways into some
He looks around at the wooded area, and decides he had better
Dylan sits down under an elm, concealed from the road by a
He puts his legs out in front of him, and leans back
against the tree.
His new backpack, which he still has on, cushions him
He stares straight ahead, and begins to tap his new sneakers
He is scared, but he knows his mother will come soon.
He sits that way for about half an hour, the length of one Quack Pack
video, and then he thinks the unthinkable: maybe she is not coming.
soon as this thought occurs to him, he feels clammy all over.
stomach feels shaky, and he begins to cry.
Soon, the tears have turned
to desperate sobs.
He cries convulsively for several minutes, until he
is gasping for breath.
Then, he gets an idea and he inhales as deeply
as he can, stands up, and walks cautiously back to the roadside, where he looks
He calls out, "Mommy!" and then, more emphatically,
Dylan is ¾ of a mile from his home, in
a safe suburban
He knows as long as he stays out of the road he is in
no physical danger.
Middleclass houses sit at the ends of the driveways
that join the street.
All Dylan has to do is go up a driveways and
knock on a door, which will be answered by a sympathetic adult who will quickly
contact his mother.
But five-year-old Dylan does not know this.
In his so far brief time on earth, he has never knocked on a strange
He has never even gone all alone to someone else's house.
In his panicked state, he
does not even think of houses containing people.
The houses are only
another aspect of the impersonal and frightening world.
"Mommy" a few times, he gives up and returns to his tree.
His pants are
damp in the seat from the ground he sits on.
He feels cold in
the warm September
afternoon, and he shivers.
He whispers "Mommy" once, and a few more
tears leak onto his cheeks.
He sits quite still under the tree, as
the enormity of his isolation
Dylan is lost. His mother is
He will never get to see her again. He is never going home.
In this way, he remains for about another hour.
He begins to
feel that the world is very far away.
He is just a
teeny speck floating somewhere
in a fuzzy gray space.
He wonders, in a detached
sort of way, whether he is going
to die now.
he goes numb and does not feel
anything, not even the
Still wearing his backpack, he curls up in a fetal position
on the ground, and, in his mind, becomes completely invisible to himself and
Dylan is brought back to himself when his mother
dives to her knees by the tree, and grabs him up in her arms. Some other
grown-ups are there, also.
Without emotion, Dylan says,
His mother is beside
herself, sobbing and jubilant at the same time.
She fails to notice
that Dylan is acting like a
Someone drives Dylan and his mother home.
in the backseat, where his mother hugs and kisses him over and over, and tells
him that everything is okay. Dylan does not say anything.
When they get
home, his mother places
several emotional phone calls.
Then she makes some Dylan some
nice warm tomato brain soup for
When he does
not eat it, she tells him once again that everything is okay.
now on, she will pick him up at kindergarten herself. No school bus.
She suggests they sit on the cozy sofa
together and watch one of his
She holds him close, and
he watches the
He does not keep up a running commentary, or wiggle away to
bounce on the furniture the way he usually does, but she knows that he must be
When the video is over, she decides that
Dylan looks pale.
She hopes he has not gotten sick from lying on the damp ground, and she
suggests that he go to sleep right now, though it is still early.
Without protest, Dylan is put him to bed, resuming his fetal
Dylan is much more than tired and scared. He is
His nascent views of
the world and the people in it
His ability to
cope has been utterly overwhelmed.
At the age of five,
he faced death, and has
experienced the fact that one can terminate
nightmares by dissociating and
becoming invisible to the
All of this without any
objective danger, and
though the story had a happy
ending Dylan has still been traumatized."
- Divided Consciousness
and the Promise of Awareness, Martha Stout
An adult can easily forget
the trauma inflicted on a child.
Adults may never realize a
child has been traumatized.
A child may forget what caused the
trauma but there will always be a set of circumstances that will send the, now,
adult into a dissociative
recall repressed trauma when in a
representations of mental illness have created
a false association between
schizophrenia and violence in the public imagination.
violence is not a symptom of the
illness and those affected are more likely to be
the victim of a crime than the
perpetrator." - Rachel Hobbs
"Despite over two hundred years of
intensive research, no commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorders
have proven to be biological.
There are no biochemical imbalances in
the brain of typical psychiatric patients -
until they are given
psychiatric drugs." - Peter Breggin
Non-Western societies able to
preserve important elements of traditional culture often report favourable
prognosis after psychosis.
hysterical reactions of
brief duration with paranoid
hallucinations precipitated by
an intense fear of persecution through
much more common than
an acute psychotic
episode to emotionally
traumatizing experiences or severe social stress signals a
state of mental emergency.
If the social environment responds with
sympathy, support and not rejection and
symptoms tend to be fully remitted quickly.
"The way to awake into life
is not to be afraid, to
recognize that all of
reality, as it exists,
is a manifestation of the
power of creation. " - Joseph Campbell
"Newly won emotional
capacities place us in a tumult
of new psychic phenomena, and we become like
Odysseus shipwrecked in a
Like Odysseus, we cling tenaciously to the
shattered keel of the ship we originally set out upon, our only and
last connection to a familiar
So we close
our eyes, and hold on to what we know." -
The cognitive capacities we
possess define our reality - give it substance.
What we are all seeking is
the experience of being
cultural priorities to
fall in love again
our true nature, which we can deny only
with increasing effort.
It is our
nature to love living things and our
Life is a
terrible mystery -
this necessity of living by killing
'All life is sorrowful' is the first
Buddhist saying, and so it
It wouldn't be life if
there were not temporality involved.
You've got to
say yes to life and
see it as magnificent the way it is.
We must emotionally
die in order to emotionally live.
Implanted fear causes us
to reject life and accept
prospect of growth is as much a prospect of loss, a threat to security.
Good news is that we can let go
of separation and fall in love
again with life.
gathering information and
language for signs of trauma.
triggers ministers based
validates concerns treating speaker
unease as sensible.
Listening helps those who
have difficulty in
who has been traumatized must be heard and understood to heal.
makes an effort to understand
rather than shift
Providing a safe and
non-judgmental environment allows mirror neurons to re-route
and the brain to reconnect the rational
with the emotional brain.
Handle people with
Individuals may be subjected to stress
beyond their ability to coup.
If so an inbuilt survival mechanism breaks
the bonds of rational dissociation.
Acting against bodily needs to fit into the
pathocracy inflames psychosis.
Submission to the ponerological
these individuals are diagnosed as schizophrenic.
In the flux of environmental stressors
Thrown into a wilderness of
unpatterned thought many become
dependent on the
severity of the severed connections
A human consciousness exists
within an electrically charged enclosed field.
Reintegration into the abstraction
of culture requires focus
Rational consciousness uses
a filter rather than
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