Van Der Kolk and the interviewee by Brandon Stanton in “Humans of New York” provided, and some of the numerous amount of traumas that cause PTSD. As well as a way that traumatize patients seek help; by the help of others.
Although not a lot of information was put in “Shades,” it has a plethora of meaning behind it. The different shades were a representation of all the effects of trauma that the research has been pouring me with. As well as the question mark, which was a way of representing how individuals question who they are after their horrifying experience. There are more little details that could be interpreted in one picture. For instance, the shades also mean the struggle of staying alive and seeking help or letting one fall into darkness. Either way, I tried to incorporate a lot of the research by staying simple. I learned a plethora of facts about this topic, but mostly brain related effects. Each of the different sources held their own way of providing information, some more than others, but it still helped me incorporate facts into this project. In addition, the research helped me understand PTSD patients, but I do not think I know enough since there are multiple types of