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Behaviors diagnosed PTSD may be a simple, preventable, problem.


Although PTSD is a widely accepted reason for psychiatric symptoms remember,

it is an unproven theory.


The phenomenon in the military has a long history.

During the American Civil War it was called Soldier's Heart.

Sudden attacks of anxiety, or panic happening on US submarines, and ships are called Screaming Seaman.

The diagnosis of PTSD was created, in part, as a political opposition to the Vietnam War.


But no authority has proposed that all the episodes from apparently different activities

are the same episode caused by a problem everyone has discovered to cause

believed-harmless, experienced as temporary, episodes of psychotic-like confusion

for office workers, in 1964.

There are numerous sites that "explain" PTSD.                                                                     

What is not  understood is that all the explanations are just theories.

                                                                       Nothing provable is known about the cause of mental illness.



The mistake  being made is to assume the subject of the hallucinated episode,

or flashback is the cause of the event.


If someone has flashbacks of stressful combat encounters.

those combat stresses are believed to have caused the current episode.

The diagnosis will be PTSD.


Although everyone makes that judgment, there is no evidence to show it is true.


 There is no mechanism so that memories of trauma can rise in the mind

to cause flashbacks, hallucinations, panic attacks, anxiety, manic or depressive episodes.




But there is an explanation which can be physically demonstrated.


Subliminal Distraction caused by the "mental break causing design mistake"

 can be experimentally created by copying the design mistake, optimizing it,

then with necessary precautions shown to cause anxiety, and depressive ideation

                               with several hours Subliminal Distraction exposure daily over a few successive days.         Experiment



If someone creates the "special circumstances" to cause a Subliminal Distraction

 'office worker mental break' in other places,homes, dorm rooms, or student apartments for example,

as the sudden onset panic attack like episode strikes,

the mind would attempt to construct a scenario to understand what is happening.


The Subliminal Distraction distressful event can be said to begin in the mind below thought, and reason.


It is a brain reaction without any other meaning, or recognizable cause to the effected person.


The event is the brain's reaction to a massive number of undetectable failed attempts to execute the blocked, suppressed, vision startle reflex.


The explanation I was given is that suppressing the vision startle reflex for long periods causes a conflict in the mind.

The conflict builds as the suppression continues until there is a mental break.

The course was taught as part of nurse training for Druid City Hospital, Tuscaloosa.

Psychology training for the Nursing School was at Shelton State Junior College.

It was the identical course, including materials, taught at the University of Alabama in the 1990's.

Alabama students could take the Shelton State course, and transfer the record back to Alabama.


On this site my explanation is that "temporary maladaptive brain reorganization"

happens when the brain discovers the usually ignored,

too quick to be recognized, and evaluated, trigger signal for the vision startle reflex,

subliminally detected threat-movement in far peripheral vision, on the optic nerve.


When the trigger signals happen over and over in a compact time frame,

the brain does find them, and attempts to understand them as vision input.

Those neural impulses are movement and position information only, without color or shape.


This is a warn first investigate second system.


Because the trigger for that reflex is "subliminally detected threat-movement in peripheral vision,"

and the trigger signal is movement and position information without color or shape,

the source of the movement cannot be identified once the startle is blocked, cannot be completed

to create the "turn and look" to identify the moving object.


Although the completion of the reflex is blocked, the path through the brain of the signal to create

the sudden panic-like surprised startle to execute the "turn to look"

still happens.


In the mind below thought, reason, and consciousness it is undetectable.




An example of the emotional outcome is fear to the point of trembling without an object of that fear.


When Vince Foster committed suicide in the Clinton administration,

his wife said he was so afraid she had to get in bed and hold him so he could sleep.

                                                           But neither of them knew the source of his fear.                                     Vince Foster


The average person believes that human sight creates in the mind an exact copy of the physical situation being observed.




Your brain is sealed in your skull, and interprets neural impulses from eyes, ears, and skin to create your experienced reality.


It does this by referencing information learned from previous observations.


When you see a book, you know it is a book because you learned that, and the information is stored in memory.


When the visual subliminal distraction sudden onset panic attack like episode strikes,

your mind must have a reference to understand what is happening

during the short psychotic-like episode.


Since the episode is being generated deep in the brain there is no external clue from the episode,

so your brain must go to memory to find a similar situation

that caused an experience similar to the emotional panic outcome of a Subliminal Distraction episode.


You will experience the episode as what ever is in memory or learned from others experienced

and communicated to you in ethnic, or cultural beliefs.


                                Culture Bound Syndromes are evidence of this.                           CBS



If  your manic, or depressive  episodes are Subliminal Distraction events, mistaken for PTSD,

 they can be stopped without drugs, or treatment of any kind.


Since the engineering design problem with the physiology of human sight is unknown

in mental health services, or research, that is most likely the case.



                                      Use this site to learn what Subliminal Distraction is.                              Here


                 Use pages showing home computer workstation examples to search you work areas.     Examples


Subliminal Distraction causing mistakes casually using computers are on the Hollywood page.


Try to remember what you were doing in the weeks before your last episode.


Given what you now know,

were any of those activities suspect as a source of Subliminal Distraction?


Make small, usually free, changes in your work, or study areas to provide

"peripheral vision blocking protection."



If your "PTSD" was Subliminal Distraction mistaken for mental illness,

It will vanish.


How simple is that?


Typical recovery times for an ongoing event once you stop exposure

are from a few days to a week or more.


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Visual subliminal distraction is  a simple problem everyone has that engineers discovered to cause mental breaks for office workers in 1964.


Happening in the mind below thought, reason, and consciousness it cannot be consciously experienced.  Demo Onset Here


A physical situation which forces the long-term suppression of the vision startle reflex, it can be replicated to prove psychiatric outcomes.


Unlike PTSD, this causation can be experimentally investigated by anyone with full sight who can suppress the vision startle reflex.


Engineers  hired to modernize the business office accidentally discovered this previously unknown problem with human physiology.


Knowledge workers using newly designed close-spaced workstations began to have mental breaks.



They designed the office cubicle to block peripheral vision to stop it by 1968.




Key to understanding it:                                                                                                                                                                                                


Engineers did not cause it as they believed.                                                        

                 They created the set of "special circumstances to reveal it existed.

                                                             It has always existed, part of everyone's physiology of sight


The information never reached mental health services.


If you create the "special circumstances" long enough you will have the same 'office worker' episode.

Unaware of Subliminal Distraction, your psychiatrist will diagnose  a mental disorder,   PTSD .




Although discovered in offices computers allow anyone to create the problem anywhere.


Example of home computer, and knowledge work locations.  Here



The mistake being made in PTSD is to assume the subject of flash backs are the cause of the experience.


Rather, when a Subliminal Distraction episode strikes suddenly, the mind attempts to understand it by remembering

previous experiences which created the current sensations with fear, paranoia, anxiety, and panic.


This means each person experiences a Subliminal Distraction sudden episode differently.


If the Subliminal Distraction episode is caused by a common local activity the experienced is communicated to others.


Then when the local activity causes others to have the Subliminal Distraction event it is experienced, and understood it  the same.


This happens around the world as Culture Bound Syndromes.  Here


There is no cost to learn what Subliminal Distraction is, then avoid it.


There is no  treatment or drug necessary, and avoiding it will not interfere with any treatment you now have.


If you have depressive episodes, repeating manic or psychotic-like episodes, and are creating Subliminal Distraction exposure where you work, study, use a computer on social media, or play video games,

the episodes will vanish if you find an stop exposure


Not mental illness Subliminal Distraction requires a location and activity with hours of full mental investment,

 while there is detectable movement nearby in peripheral vision.


There is no treatment possible or necessary. Conventional drugs designed to perturb brain chemistry cannot effect this problem.


It spontaneously remits without treatment when exposure is found and stopped.


Chronic exposure will cause repeating, remitting, manic or depressive episodes







Perform my demonstration of subliminal sight and habituation in peripheral vision here.


You will witness movement in peripheral vision vanish, pop out of sight, while you observe it in peripheral vision.

This is how exposure begins subliminally and is thus UNDETECTABLE.




Begin Here


The physiology involved is explained beginning with Subliminal Distraction.


Detailed explanations continue with linked pages:


2) Mental Break Discovery 1964   3) Why they happen    4) Drugs   5) Spontaneous Remission



Site pages with examples  of the design mistake are:



Home Computer LocationsSite Outline  Mass Shootings The Jamison Family Disappearance    Joe Morse Georgia Tech suicide 


  Foxconn-France Telecom suicides  QiGong-Kundalini Mental Breaks  Connie Tucker hospital record


The College Suicides page has the explanation for Subliminal Distraction caused suicides.


If Subliminal Distraction is the cause of episodes  incorrectly diagnosed as PTSD  there   MUST   be a location

and activity where you are creating exposure.


Exposure is cumulative so there may be more than one location.

This will happen for college students having exposure in classrooms, dorm rooms, and computer labs.

Other multiple exposure locations  can happen when groups or large families live in confined small arrangements.

It also happens when family members take no precaution using tablets and laptops anywhere in homes.

See Culture Bound Syndromes page.

The conflict in your physiology of sight that allows exposure is:

While you can learn to ignore threat-movement in peripheral vision to stop the startle,

you can't stop seeing anything in your vision field.

You can't prevent your brain's subliminal reaction to that detected movement,

or prevent the subliminal attempt to execute the vision startle reflex.


This happens in your mind below thought, reason and consciousness.



A massive number of subliminal FAILED attempts to execute the vision startle reflex

is the mechanism to cause depression, manic episodes and flashbacks beginning with fear, panic, worry,

until the failed attempts begin to shape thought.



In the case of Subliminal Distraction I can prove the design mistake causes psychiatric symptoms.


The details are not on this site. You can preview the experiment conditions by viewing the Finnish National Police picture of Pekka-Eric Auvinen's bedroom computer on the Site Outline, and Mass Shooting pages.


Warning:  The mirror in peripheral vision will not provide stimulation fast enough to create a safe outcome. Auvinen had months of low-level exposure before he killed eight and committed suicide in Jokela, Finland.


 Requirements for the experiment are full competent sight and the ability to suppress the vision startle reflex.


That ability is shown by successfully performing my demonstration of subliminal sight and habituation in periphreal vision.  Demo






Opponents of the diagnosis PTSD point out that there is no mechanism where by previously experienced trauma can suddenly come forth in your mind to cause psychiatric symptoms such as depression, and manic psychotic episodes.


Flashbacks of previous stressful situations are seen as evidence that previous traumatic events cause PTSD.  Instead when the Subliminal Distraction episode strikes like lightening your brain, confused by the mental break on-set, tries to understand by recreating previous events deemed similar.


The diagnosis PTSD arose as a theory during the Vietnam war as an opposition to the war. It generally replaces a previous diagnosis of battle fatigue and the earlier diagnosis  Shell Shock.


The  bizarre behaviors of Shell Shock have not been seen since trench warfare. There is video of a silent movie that shows those behaviors,   War Neurosis, Netley Hospital 1917.   Here    In those video segments you will learn that those behaviors were stopped in as little as 30 minutes with "treatment" and suggestion. That fact suggests that Shell Shock was actually Subliminal Distraction created from the confined arrangements for living and fighting in the trenches.


The further suggestion is that Subliminal Distraction, unknown in mental health services, is being mistaken for mental illness. 



The advantage for you in this is that you can determine if you are creating exposure to cause psychiatric symptoms. No cost, no treatment, and the search will not interfere with any treatment you now have.


Simple free precautions will stop that exposure.



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