PTSD – Anger & Aggression

One Man's Opinion

“Anger is  a large part of a survivor’s response to trauma. It is a core piece of the survival response in human beings. Anger helps us cope  energy to keep going in the face of trouble.  Yet anger can create major problems in the personal lives of those who have experienced trauma and those who suffer from PTSD.”   American Veterans Association.

They go on to say that, “One way of thinking is that high levels of anger are related to a natural survival instinct.” Well, in another Strange Classroom they told me that Alcoholics have a problem of those instincts have become too highly tuned. I also learned somewhere else about learned behavior, which are acquired changes in behavior during one’s lifetime.

Now that I can relate to! I was a peaceful, introverted child but constant bulling I learned that naked aggression, fulled by anger, soon dealt with any bullies…

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