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Food Addiction Is A Thing…

Food Addiction Is A Thing…

When Lay’s potato chips challenged Americans with their slogan “betcha can’t eat just one!” in the 1960s, the company was making a pretty safe bet. Potato chips, like pizza, ice cream, and fries, make the list of the top 10 most “addictive” foods. We know that certain features of these foods, like being high in sugar […]

Beyond Fight or Flight: When You’re Not the Textbook Version of PTSD

Beyond Fight or Flight: When You’re Not the Textbook Version of PTSD

I heard the voices of the professor and the students all around me. I couldn’t make out specific dialogue, but I was definitely aware of the drone. I myself was on the ceiling, floating. My home away from home since I was a kid. We’d been discussing the Fight or Flight Response in class. The professor explaining how in times of […]

An Overview of PTSD Symptoms

An Overview of PTSD Symptoms

Through years of research, a number of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been identified. These are symptoms that can develop following the experience of a traumatic event and are listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD symptoms are divided into four separate clusters: […]