Recalling Emotional Memories

With the recent media focus on the Kavanaugh-Ford scandal, questions regarding recall and memory have surfaced. A special form of memory is particularly interesting, termed “flashbulb memories”. Flashbulb memories are formed during significant ...

Sep 26

Categories: Other, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Trauma from Sexual Violence

This article talks about how the trauma suffered by young women from sexual abuse can result in the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Sep 13

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Adjusting to Change / Life ...

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Suicide Amongst Those Without a Mental Health Diagnosis

A recent finding suggests that more than 33% of U.S. Army soldiers do not have a history of mental illness.

Sep 8

Categories: Complex PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...

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Trauma improves mental control

Many have experienced an improvement in mental health condition after recovering from trauma. The reason for this growth in mindset after a trauma stems from trauma training one’s mental strength by helping trauma survivors gain more control over ...

Aug 23

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Coping with Medical Problems, Post ...

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Music Therapy treats combat-related psychological injuries

Music Therapy plays an important role in military healthcare, it is being used more and more often to tackle combat-related injuries. As the benefits of music therapy seem to be infinite, researchers believe in the need to develop more programmes as ...

Aug 21

Categories: Coping with Medical Problems, Health Psychology, Post Traumatic ...

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The relationship between nightmares and suicidal behaviour

A study has shown that nightmares might enhance a sense of defeat, loss of faith and hope, and the feeling of being trapped that lead to one having suicidal thoughts. 62% of people who experienced nightmares had thoughts or attempted to commit ...

Aug 17

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Parents with Severe Childhood Trauma More Likely to Have Kids with ...

Parents who faced severe trauma and stress in their own childhood are more likely to see behavioral health problems in their children.

Jul 13

Categories: Oppositional & Defiant Behavior in Children & Teens, Post ...

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Trauma is a shift in self concept

Many people refer to the traumatic event as the trauma itself, but trauma refers to something more fundamental than that. The same traumatic event can have varying impacts on different people, leading to the idea that trauma goes beyond the event ...

Jul 6

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, ...

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Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Respond Differently to ...

A new neurobiological marker have have just been found to help recognize patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Jun 27

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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How are PTSD and Eating Disorders linked?

Eating disorders are not merely determined by the amount of food consumed, but mainly by the amount of anxiety and thought processes in the mind. It is viewed by some as an addiction, and a habit of eating that is wired in the brain. There are many ...

Jun 25

Categories: Complex PTSD, Eating Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ...

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Service dogs help to reduce PTSD symptoms

A study conducted by Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine discovered that military veterans with PTSD have an improved psychological measure score if they have a service dog. This results show that service dogs may improve well-being ...

Jun 22

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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The brain model of PTSD

Recent studies have shown that a crucial step in the treatment of PTSD is to correct these trauma memories, rather than to suppress them.

Jun 18

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Consumption of saturated fats may be linked to poorer stress ...

According to a study by Brain, Behaviour and Immunity, adolescent rats which were fed with food that were high in saturated fats developed poor stress management skills. Regions of the rats' brains that were changed by the diet resembled the ...

Jun 16

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, Stress ...

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Consumption of saturated fats may be linked to poorer stress ...

According to a study by Brain, Behaviour and Immunity, adolescent rats which were fed with food that were high in saturated fats developed poor stress management skills. Regions of the rats' brains that were changed by the diet resembled the ...

Jun 16

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, Stress ...

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Content of Service Members' Art Linked To Their Trauma Levels

A new study found that military service members recovering from PTSD who still identified as a member of a unit have lower levels of psychological injuries.

Jun 14

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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