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2013-01-15 10:52:58

EPFL scientists find evidence that psychological wounds inflicted when young leave lasting biological traces–and a predisposition toward violence later in life It is well known that violent adults often have a history of childhood psychological trauma. Some of these individuals exhibit very real, physical alterations in a part of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex. Yet a direct link between such early trauma and neurological changes has been difficult to find, until now....

2013-01-03 05:00:49

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. O'Reilly will help anyone increase mental toughness. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 It was a tough year, but 2013 can be your best year ever. Traumatic events like job loss, foreclosure, failure, illness, a falling out with a loved one or divorce are difficult and depressing for anyone. Clinical psychologist Dr. Nancy...

2012-12-19 05:03:06

Encouraging a national debate and helping people understand the roots and prevention of young adult violence, Dr. Kathy Seifert is appearing on Fox News DC TV Morning News, La Opinion, Huffington Post, Psychology Today online, WBOC-TV, and a variety of talk radio shows. Salisbury, MD (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 The expertise of Dr. Kathy Seifert on coping with trauma and preventing future acts of young adult violence will be appearing in multiple local and national media over the next week,...

2012-12-12 22:57:31

Children suffering post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of traumatic events, including child abuse, may benefit from psychological therapies, according to a review published in The Cochrane Library. In the first systematic review of PTSD in young people, researchers found that children and teenagers diagnosed with PTSD showed signs of improvement up to three months following treatment and called for more studies to assess long-term benefits. People who develop PTSD have...

2012-12-03 16:48:45

Gene-environment interaction causes lifelong dysregulation of stress hormones Abused children are at high risk of anxiety and mood disorders, as traumatic experience induces lasting changes to their gene regulation. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich have now documented for the first time that genetic variants of the FKBP5 gene can influence epigenetic alterations in this gene induced by early trauma. In individuals with a genetic predisposition, trauma causes...

2012-10-19 04:01:05

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 Journal of Healing & Caring - Online.. (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 The September issue of the International Journal of Healing & Caring — Online has published a major paper outlining effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in both civilians and veterans. The paper,...

2012-09-19 15:45:40

One in every two cases of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in soldiers remains undiagnosed. This is the conclusion reached by a working group led by Hans-Ulrich Wittchen et al. They report their study in the current issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; 109(35): 559), which is a special issue focusing on the prevalence of psychological stress in German army soldiers. In a second original article, results reported by Jens T Kowalski and...

2012-09-12 23:03:14

SleepSTAR, the next evolution of Mind-Body Bridging (MBB) for sleep, announces that the U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $2.75M to the University of Utah to study the health and welfare benefits of MBB with veterans subjected to physical and emotional trauma. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $2.75M to the University of Utah to study the health and welfare benefits of Mind-Body Bridging (MBB) with veterans subjected to physical and...


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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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