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Dr Chris Cantor - author of 'Evolution and Posttraumatic Stress: Disorders of Vigilance and Defence' in conversation with Raj Persaud.
Presenter: Dr Raj
Interviewee: Dr Chris
Audio running time: 11 minutes
By the end of this podcast we hope you will have
gained an understanding of:
how post-traumatic stress disorder
(PTSD) responses are representative of evolutionary mechanisms for
the psychological impact of PTSD on people
in the light of evolutionary theory
the evolutionary underpinnings of PTSD and
how they might assist treatment
why patients respond to trauma in ways that
don't immediately make sense
the particular implications of safety seeking,
in terms of graded exposure.
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