Sonja Styblo, MSW
Sonja Styblo has acted as a community organizer in the area of informed consent for benzodiazepine prescription. Sonja is an iatrogenic victim herself. She is interested in the intersection of benzodiazepines and complex post- traumatic stress. Sonja holds a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy and recently completed a Master’s degree in Social Work.
Benzodiazepines (BZs) are mostly prescribed for secondary symptom management when used in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder. Most notably, they are given for insomnia and anxiety (in the form of hyperarousal). They work by enhancing the actions of the...