Trauma is one of the main contributors to emotional problems and often goes un-diagnosed. One of my beliefs is that many who have severe asthma also suffer from one or another undiagnosed and untreated trauma reaction. PTSD is not the only way trauma eats lives. This article is for all.
One of the difficulties lies in understanding that our genetic make up makes some of us ore prone to fear and what might not be trauma for one person can be traumatic for another. Socializing men and boys to be tough is another factor that makes treating trauma difficult. Strong healthy self soothing skills help in many cases as does finding a comforting explanation for why bad things happen. Trauma treatment should include work in these areas.