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2014-03-24 23:01:58

More than 3,200 preschool students who have experienced traumatic incidents are being better prepared for academic success. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As Crittenton Children’s Center is now well underway with the replication of its Trauma Smart program, the evidence of the program is positive and promising, and the program itself is gaining national attention. With $4.5 million from four funding partners, Crittenton, Kansas City’s leader in effectively treating the mental...

2014-03-06 23:21:58

The Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital, is marking 20 years of pioneering and implementing effective strategies for helping traumatized children and teens through the healing process. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital's Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, the only center of its kind in the Pittsburgh region, is marking 20 years of helping children and families...

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,...

2014-02-03 23:24:37

CEO Pax Prentiss issues comments on study that aligns with Passages’ treatment philosophy Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A study published January 13th in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology revealed that 9 percent of college student exhibiting signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) showed an increased likelihood of consuming more alcohol than their peers. The study also showed that this increased consumption of alcohol made these individuals more likely to experience...

2014-01-14 23:25:29

A grandmother, who endured a dog attack in San Antonio while walking with her young grandchildren received a settlement of $250,000 with the help of personal injury attorney and Carlson Law Firm Partner, Edna Elizondo, the firm recently announced (Cause No. 2012-CI-05882, 438th District Court, Bexar County). San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 A grandmother, who endured a dog attack in San Antonio while walking with her young grandchildren, received a settlement of $250,000 with...

2013-11-08 23:02:21

Health care providers should be prepared to offer services not only to those directly impacted by a traumatic event but also to those for whom such an event triggers reminders of a traumatic event experienced in the past, according to a study of 71 Boston-area veterans with a history of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) before and after the Boston marathon bombing. The study, published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress, showed that there is considerable variability in how...

2013-11-05 11:55:59

Wars, earthquakes, major traffic accidents, and terrorist attacks may bring about profound spiritual pains, and even cause extreme fear and helplessness for people that have experienced or witnessed these unusual threats or disasters. This persistent and constant mental disorder caused by psychological trauma is termed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Can brain structural damage alter as symptoms improve? As PTSD progresses, brain structure inevitably changes, however, no PTSD symptoms...

2013-10-30 10:16:47

TAU research shows children of Holocaust survivors react differently to trauma Modern medicine usually considers trauma — both the physical and the psychological kinds — as unequivocally damaging. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University are lending support to a more philosophical view of suffering, finding that trauma, however terrible, may have distinct psychological benefits. Last year, junior investigator Dr. Sharon Dekel and Prof. Zahava Solomon of TAU's Bob Shapell School of...

2013-09-27 23:25:06

Scientists may soon develop a pill that removes traumatic memories from your brain. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Mental health treatment centers around the world are reviewing a newly released study from the Scripps Research Institute that may allow scientists and drug manufacturers to eventually create memory blocking prescription drugs. Scientists at Scripps Research Institute have studied rat brains and discovered that they are able to eliminate certain strong,...

2013-09-24 13:30:05

Accidents also traumatize small children. Around one in ten children still suffers from a post-traumatic stress disorder a year after a road accident or burn injury, reliving aspects of the traumatic experience in the form of flashbacks or nightmares. In doing so, young children keep replaying the stressful memories while avoiding anything that might remind them of the accident in any way. As a result of this constant alertness to threatening memories, the children can develop sleeping...


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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
2013-07-19 15:31:29

Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...

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