How to cope with childhood trauma and anxiety.
Childhood trauma can be sickening and coping with it is quite challenging. It is a prime factor in forming anxiety symptoms and disorders in adulthood. Traumas can come in any form, it could be through sexual abuse, domestic violence, physical abuse, emotional abuse, abandonment, refugee and war experience and lot more. Experiencing childhood trauma can predispose people to developing anxiety,
panic symptoms and disorders in several ways. It can have a lifelong effect on the child.
Childhood trauma is an happening a child experienced, that threatens the life or bodily integrity. In as much as we try to protect our children and see to their emotional, physical and psychological well being, it is not possible to always be around them. At some point, they might have gone through one or two things that has threatened their existence, confidence or physical safety at your absence. It doesn't even need to happen directly to the child, For instance, watching a loved one suffer can be extremely traumatic as well. In an effort to prevent future traumas, they become hyper-vigilant in looking for warning signs that something bad is going to happen again. Adults dealing with this can struggle in their jobs, interpersonal relationships, and with their own mental health.