Cognitive

  • Memory lapses, especially about the trauma
  • Loss of time
  • Being flooded and overwhelmed with recollections of the trauma
  • Difficulty making decisions
  • Decreased ability to concentrate
  • Feeling distracted
  • Withdrawal from normal routine
  • Thoughts of suicide

"Everyone has a right to have a present and future that are not completely dominated and dictated by the past" - Karen Saakvitne