Betagenic

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betagenic (adj.)
Applies tosystems

Betagenic is a traumagenic system origin where a system was formed specifically by Type B trauma.

Type B Trauma[edit | edit source]

Trauma Type B refers to the bad things that happen that overwhelm our emotional and relational capacity. The experiences of Type B traumas cause our emotional and relational circuitry to shut down. Our brain enters “survival mode” and is primarily interested in trying to help us stay alive.

Type B trauma includes the kinds of things that we usually think about as being traumatic. These include things like: abuse (verbal, emotional, physical or sexual), violence, or the experience of catastrophic natural disaster.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

The term was coined on Blossom.

Related Terms[edit | edit source]

Alphagenic refers to systems formed from Type A trauma, rather than Type B.

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