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2014-06-27 23:10:40

Many people are unaware that healthcare workers in perinatal fields are at increased risk for PTSD and Compassion Fatigue. Hear Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett offer an in-depth look at why and how perinatal professionals are at risk, as well as how to cope with these issues and finding strategies for healing. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The National Center for PTSD recognizes every June as awareness month, where collective efforts are made to spread knowledge and increase support...

2014-02-24 23:28:35

Many who work in the perinatal field consider their work highly rewarding, but often forget the stress of their jobs can have negative effects on them. Being aware of the risks of such emotionally charged work environments, and practicing self-care is essential to avoiding burnout and offering the best care to those they serve. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Join us on March 18, 2014 as Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center are proud to bring you this live webinar Burnout,...

2013-08-19 23:04:23

People who have experienced psychological trauma, as children or adults, have higher rates of obesity, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes. On August 29, Praeclarus Press is offering a webinar with health-and-trauma expert Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, who will show how trauma can indeed make you fat--and what trauma survivors can do to reverse this trend. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 The issue of obesity is often portrayed in very simple terms: eat less,...

2013-04-27 23:02:33

Adults who have been abused or neglected as children have higher rates of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and are more likely to die at younger ages. New book by Praeclarus Press Editor, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Treating the Lifetime Health Effects of Childhood Abuse, 2nd Edition, describes why child abuse survivors are more likely to get sick--and more importantly, what they can do to heal. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 Research over the last two decades has clearly shown that...

2013-03-07 23:01:52

New parents often find that infant sleeplessness is hard to cope with and end up taking their babies to bed, despite warnings not to. Praeclarus Press has compiled a listing of free resources for parents and professionals on safe bedsharing practices from experts in the field, giving parents an alternative to letting their babies cry it out. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 When parents are faced with a crying baby at 2 a.m., most parents will do something--anything--to get some...

2013-02-27 23:04:07

A new study published in Breastfeeding Medicine found that previous sexual assault has a pervasive negative effect on new mothers' sleep, well-being,and risk of depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder, but breastfeeding lessens these effects. The study of 6410 new mothers was authored by Praeclarus Press' Editor-in-Chief, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, and Zhen Cong and Thomas Hale from Texas Tech University. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Sexual assault has a pervasive...

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2005-05-20 07:50:00

Females responsible for 38 percent of cases, study finds HealthDay News -- One in six adult men reported being sexually molested as children, and -- in a surprise finding -- nearly 40 percent of the perpetrators were female, a new study found. Women fared even worse, with one in four reporting childhood molestation, in almost all cases perpetrated by males. Both male and female victims had higher rates of substance abuse, mental illness and troubled marriages. The findings are contained in a...


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