Roles of Psychological and Cognitive Flexibility in Complex PTSD, The
Psychological flexibility is considered to be a person’s ability to flexibly use emotional, behavioral, and cognitive strategies to adapt to changing situational demands. A lack of psychological flexibility has been associated with the development and maintenance of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. Complex PTSD (CPTSD) is a relatively new diagnosis characterized by disturbances in self-organization. Emotion regulation deficits have commonly been cited as underlying the development and maintenance of CPTSD symptoms. However, psychological flexibility may better explain the pervasive ...
(For more, see "View full record.")