Flashbacks, Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and the Brain

Shirley J. Davis
10 min readApr 14, 2020
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Everyone experiences flashbacks. Most of the time flashbacks are benign

when they experience a trigger, such as the smell of fresh-baked bread and it reminds them of their grandmother.

However, flashbacks are a nightmare for those who have experienced extreme trauma in childhood or as an adult. This piece will concentrate on…

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Shirley J. Davis

I am an author/speaker/grant writer in the U.S. My passion is authoring information about mental health disorders, especially dissociative identity disorder..