Posttraumatic stress disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may develop after a person is exposed to one or more traumatic events, such as sexual assault, warfare, serious injury, or threats of imminent death. The diagnos...
Posttraumatic stress disorder - Wikipedia
"Living with Wolves Saved My Life"
Veterans suffering from PTSD now have options other than traditional treatment and medication. It's called wolf therapy. At Lockwood Animal Rescue Center, these veterans are getting back their nature...
Are You Resilient?
Most of us experience at least one traumatic event in our lives, ranging from bankruptcy to violence. Even the luckiest will stumble…
Possible New Weapon Against PTSD
About 8 million Americans suffer from nightmares and flashbacks to a traumatic event. This condition, known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is particularly common among soldiers who have bee...
Genetic Biomarkers Link PTSD to Immune System Response
Using whole transcriptome RNA sequencing on blood samples from 188 U.S. marines both before and after deployment, the researchers identified a group of genes that regulated both the innate immune syst...
Florida Air Force Vet Commits Suicide
"I am in total awe of not only what she was able to accomplish during her short life, but the impact and awareness she will raise about PTSD," Brunette's friend Jessica Aguiar says
Psychological resilience
Psychological resilience is defined as an individual's ability to properly adapt to stress and adversity. Stress and adversity can come in the shape of family or relationship problems, health problems...
Benefits for US Veterans with PTSD
The United States provides a wide range of benefits for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which was incurred in, or aggravated by, their military service. The United States Departmen...
Benefits for US Veterans with PTSD - Wikipedia
Traumatic memories
The management of traumatic memories is important when treating mental health disorders such as post traumatic stress disorder. Traumatic memories can cause life problems even to individuals who do no...
Grief counseling
Grief counseling is a form of psychotherapy that aims to help people cope with grief and mourning following the death of loved ones, or with major life changes that trigger feelings of grief (e.g., di...
Compensatory education
Compensatory education offers supplementary programs or services designed to help children at risk of cognitive impairment and low educational achievement succeed.
Poor children do worse in school...
Are You Resilient?
Most of us experience at least one traumatic event in our lives, ranging from bankruptcy to violence. Even the luckiest will stumble…
Self-injury
Self-harm (SH) or deliberate self-harm (DSH) includes self-injury (SI) and self-poisoning and is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue most often done without suicidal intentions....
Self-injury - Wikipedia
Emotionally focused therapy
Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), also known as emotion-focused therapy and process-experiential therapy, is a usually short-term (8–20 sessions) structured psychotherapy approach to working with ind...
Florida Air Force Vet Commits Suicide
"I am in total awe of not only what she was able to accomplish during her short life, but the impact and awareness she will raise about PTSD," Brunette's friend Jessica Aguiar says
Grief
Grief is a multifaceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or something that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed. Although conventionally focused on the emotional resp...
Grief - Wikipedia
Cognitive behavioral therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a short-term psychotherapy originally designed to treat depression, but is now used for a number of mental illnesses. It works to solve current problems and chang...
Poster Girl (film)
Poster Girl is a 2010 documentary film about an American soldier's experience with posttraumatic stress disorder after returning from the Iraq War. The film showed at the 37th Telluride Film Festival...
Tsunami PTSD Center
The Tsunami Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Center is a nonprofit institution located in Bangkok, Thailand, committed to the study, treatment and education of PTSD and related mental health issu...
PTSD Symptom Scale – Self-Report Version
PTSD Symptom Scale – Self-Report Version (PSS-SR) is a 17-item self-reported questionnaire to assess symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder. Each of the 17 items describe PTSD symptoms which respon...
Treatments for combat-related PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a very broad category involved in psychological disorders. PTSD is "consequence of terrifying occurrences, both natural and manmade, which shock the psycholog...
Transgenerational trauma
Transgenerational trauma is trauma that is transferred from the first generation of trauma survivors to the second and further generations of offspring of the survivors via complex post-traumatic stre...
Complex post-traumatic stress disorder
Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) also known as developmental trauma disorder (DTD) or complex trauma is a psychological injury that results from protracted exposure to prolonged social ...
Veterans benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder in the United States
The United States provides a wide range of benefits for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which was incurred in, or aggravated by, their military service. The United States Departmen...
Veterans benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder in the United States - Wikipedia
Trauma (novel)
Trauma is a 2008 novel by British author Patrick McGrath, centered on post-traumatic stress disorder cases as narrated by an American psychiatrist.
The story is narrated by Dr Charlie Weir, who li...
Exposure therapy
Exposure therapy is a technique in behavior therapy intended to treat anxiety disorders. It involves the exposure of the patient to the feared object or context without any danger, in order to overcom...
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing (PTSS) is a 2005 book by Joy DeGruy (formerly Leary)PTSS describes a set of behaviors, beliefs and actions associated wit...