Analysis Of Paul's Life
4 story was his loss of emotion toward Tom even as supportive and protective as he was. A faulty message it seems that Paul learned at an early age was not to get attached to people. The people that he loved and was attached to the most were gone.
In the DSM-IV, criterion B shows that repetitive play may occur and that children may have dreams without knowing the content. Paul exhibits both of these examples. He also avoided conversation about the day or about his parents and would “space out” when the topic was mentioned (Meyer, Chapman, & Weaver, 2009). Paul’s whole life changed after September 11, 2001. He withdrew from almost everything that had once been enjoyable. His relationships with what family remained were strained.
One can only imagine the emotional turmoil that Paul lives through as triggers come up. For any person dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder, life can be harsh. The trauma can be a never-ending nightmare that repeats itself at the most random times. A simple song or the slamming of a door are possible triggers to throw a victim back into a spiral of horror as the memories replay themselves in their