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Police, firefighters and other protective services workers who are repeatedly exposed to traumatic events and are new to their profession are at greater risk of developing a psychiatric disorder.
Pre-war vulnerability is just as important as combat-related trauma in predicting whether veterans’ symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be long-lasting.
Soldiers preoccupied with threat at the time of enlistment or with avoiding it just before deployment were more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in a study of Israeli infantrymen.
It is well known that violent adults often have a history of childhood psychological trauma.
Traumatic events like job loss, foreclosure, failure, illness, a falling out with a loved one or divorce are difficult and depressing for anyone. These tips from Dr.
Encouraging a national debate and helping people understand the roots and prevention of young adult violence, Dr.
Children suffering post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of traumatic events, including child abuse, may benefit from psychological therapies.
Abused children are at high risk of anxiety and mood disorders, as traumatic experience induces lasting changes to their gene regulation.
Judith A., Swack, Ph.D., president of Healing from the Body Level Up, details successful treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in just a few sessions in a paper published in the International
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,...