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The psychology of post-traumatic stress disorder - Joelle Maletis


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Many of us will experience some kind of trauma during our lifetime. Sometimes, we escape with no long-term effects. But for millions of people, those experiences linger, causing symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, and negative thoughts that interfere with everyday life. Joelle Rabow Maletis details the science behind post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Joelle Maletis
  • Director Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat
  • Narrator Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Animator Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat
  • Composer Cem Misirlioglu
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott, Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Eleanor Nelsen
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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