About Adoptee Rage

Statistics Identify large populations of Adoptees in prisons, mental hospitals and committed suicide.
Fifty years of scientific studies on child adoption resulting in psychological harm to the child and
poor outcomes for a child's future.
Medical and psychological attempts to heal the broken bonds of adoption, promote reunions of biological parents and adult children. The other half of attempting to repair a severed Identity is counselling therapy to rebuild the self.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Personal Inventory Psychological-Physical Trauma

ADOPTEE RAGE!

 Psychological-Physical Trauma Personal Inventory
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Adult Trauma History

What are the three most traumatic things you have experienced?

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PRENATAL / PERINATAL HISTORY

__Was your pregnancy planned? Were you a wanted child?
__Were you premature? Were you in an incubator for more than two days?
__Was your birth difficult?
__Was your mother in poor physical or emotional health? Did she experience any losses or dramatic events during her pregnancy with you?
__Did your parent(s) want a child of the opposite gender?
__Were you adopted?
__As an infant, were you separated from your mother at birth?
__Did you have any medical problems or early hospitalization?
__Were there other children in your family? Did you feel accepted by them?
__Did your family have adequate food, shelter, and other basic needs met?
__Did you feel loved?

PHYSICAL & MEDICAL HISTORY
__Have you had any hospitalizations, surgery, or serious illness?
__Have you had any long-term or difficult medical treatments?
__Have you had any life-threatening conditions?
__Have you had any accidents (burns, falls, broken bones, auto, etc.)?
__Have you had any difficult experiences with doctors, nurses, or hospitals? How did you respond?
__Have you experienced chronic, unexplained physical ailments? What was going on in your life when symptoms were first apparent?
 __ headaches______________________
 __ stomach aches______________________
 __ colitis______________________
 __ irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)______________________
 __ autoimmune disorder______________________
 __ joint pains______________________
 __ skin conditions______________________
 __ other______________________

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS
__Were you separated from either parent or siblings for a lengthy period? Where/with whom did you live then?
__Did any family members have alcohol or drug problems?
__Did your parents fight -- verbally? physically? Did you hear / see these fights?
__How were you punished or disciplined? Were you hit? How often? How severely?
__Did you experience any incest, molestation, or inappropriate touch?
__Did you have any serious fights with siblings? ongoing difficulties with siblings?
__Were your parents married? Divorced? Remarried?
__Were there any other relationships coming into the home?
__How many caregivers did you have while growing up?
__How many places did you live while growing up?

SCHOOL / WORK RELATED EXPERIENCES 
__Did you feel teased, tormented, bullied or threatened?
__Did you feel excluded, outcast, or ostracized?
__Did you experience prejudices?

FRIGHTENING EVENTS
__Have you had any direct experience with human-caused assault (kidnapping, mugging, rape, arson, etc?)
__Have you had any direct experience with nature-based fear (tornado, earthquake, flood, fire, etc?)
__Have you witnessed any frightening events? What? At what age?
__Do you have a close connection to someone who experienced a frightening event?
__Have you had a frightening spiritual or religious experience?

LOSSES
__Have you experienced any deaths of significant others? What circumstances?
__Have you experienced a serious personal loss?
__Have you experienced the loss of a pregnancy? Through what means?
__Have you experienced a serious break-up with good friends, boy/girlfriend, spouse or significant other?
__Have you experienced a loss of job? What circumstances?
__Have you experienced a loss of home? What circumstances?

OTHER UPSETTING LIFE EVENTS OR EXPERIENCES: