CPTSD, PTSD, Childhood PTSD and ACEs: What’s the Difference?

Official diagnosis with Complex PTSD is a “hypothetical and experimental diagnosis” that for now, is lumped in with standard PTSD. But what’s the difference? And (as many of you have asked) why do I keep referring to the effects of abuse and neglect in childhood as “Childhood PTSD?” Is that real?

In this I explain the different terms, as well as their relationship to “Adverse Childhood Experiences” (or ACEs), and how to determine your own ACE score.

Watch the video here.

You’ll can take the ACE survey here.

For a deeper dive into all the symptoms of Childhood PTSD — how they happen, and what to do, take my online course Healing Childhood PTSD

Not sure if you have Childhood PTSD? Take my Quiz

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I have a short posting schedule this week because I’m on vacation! But I’ll see you again next week.

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Anna (the Fairy)

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