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A curated collection of Books, Videos, Articles and more to educate consumers, caregivers and professionals about Complex Trauma.


An obsolete term introduced by medical practitioners and psychiatrists in late 19th century Europe in attempt to explain puzzling physical symptom observed primarily in their female clients. Regarded by complex trauma experts today as a victim-blaming, over-pathologized misunderstanding of somatic and dissociative symptoms manifested in girls and women who were enduring incest and other culturally unspeakable forms of victimization.