Posttraumatic Embitterment Disorder

The posttraumatic embitterment disorder (PTED) is a pathological reaction to drastic life events. The trigger is an extraordinary though common negative life event (for example, divorce, bereavement, dismissal, personal insult, or vilification).

 

Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: PW172
Diagnosis: Posttraumatic Embitterment Disorder
US Patients:
World Patients: 2-3% of the general population;
Sex Ratio:
Age Onset: After drastic life events:divorce, breavement, dismissal, personal insult, vilification;
Brain Area:
Symptoms: severe and long-lasting embitterment, a gnawing feeling; uncontrolled emotions
Progression:
Causes: violation of basic beliefs seen as injustice, insult or humiliation; feelings against the perpetrator;
Medications:
Therapies: “wisdom therapy”-distancing oneself and building new perspectives;

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