Very clear explanation on the neurology of trauma & ptsd
The following definitions of the Hippocampus, the Amygdala and the Pre-Frontal Cortex are from a worksheet provided online from the Get Self Help web site. The link to their site is getselfhelp.co.uk.com To see the actual worksheet you can check outTHIS LINK. There is a picture diagram of the brain ans I think many of you would find it very helpful.
You can see a good diagram of the brain and how trauma affects the brain at this link – TraumaBrain
The way I want to write this post for you is to give you the definitions and then underneath each one of them I will write something that explains it in my own words, as well as adding some opinions and ideas.
I will write anything that is my own take on things in this purple color and the definitions will be in this blue color,
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