Traumatic events & PTSD

Understanding traumatic events (sometimes called trauma in everyday language) and the post-traumatic stress disorder that can result from them.

Recovering from a traumatic event

Generally, it’s possible to recover from a traumatic event with cognitive-behavioural therapy. The loved ones of a person who has gone through a traumatic event can also play an important part in their recovery by providing key support.


Feb. 12th 2020 Advice / information

Factors affecting the quality of social support of a person with post-traumatic stress disorder

Research has demonstrated the importance of social support as a protective factor against post-traumatic stress disorder[...]

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Feb. 5th 2020 Advice / information

Quality of life predictors following cognitive behavioural therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has emerged as the therapy with the most efficacy in treating a variety of psychological[...]

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Apr. 26th 2019 Advice / information

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to cure post-traumatic stress disorder

Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral[...]

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Help Resources

Several resources at your disposal

There exist numerous services that can provide help to people experiencing psychological difficulties associated with exposure to a traumatic event. You will find below a list of organizations (in Quebec) that can help you:

Health professionals

Help organisations

Crisis centers and hotlines

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