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Unread February 22nd, 2006, 05:01 PM
Sandra Paulsen Sandra Paulsen is offline
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Default Re: olfactory cues

Surely. Its very common for olfaction to be an issue in PTSD. Any of the following channels can be dissociated at the time of trauma: visual, olfactory, kinesthetic, behavioral, auditory, taste, cognitive, emotional. They breakthrough in dreams or flashes indicating, like a sliver, it wants out. EMDR can enable that raw material to be processed to resolution. Voila, No more flashbacks.
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