Friday, March 31, 2017

Strong link between trauma in women and stroke or heart attack

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/06/jill-saward-ealing-vicarage-rape-sexual-violence Three masked men had subjected Saward’s father and boyfriend to a vicious beating. Two of them repeatedly raped the vicar’s daughter. The judge in the trial, considering Jill’s trauma to have been “not so great”, sentenced the two rapists to five years’ imprisonment and the man who had indulged himself

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Trauma and Dissociation

#ptsd https://t.co/97Du7rwECe Daun — TraumaDissociation (@TraumaDID) December 30, 2016 Danny’s visible, outward behavior starts with a internal ‘trigger’. It’s unseen to us, but it’s a powerful sensation and an overwhelming force engraved in Danny’s life. .Danny’s developmental trauma memories relate to his mom. Her dangerous, illegal street-activities, her

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Trump’s success triggers abuse survivors

https://www.fastcompany.com/3065429/election-2016/for-sexual-assault-survivors-the-trauma-wont-end-on-election-day Before election season kicked into high gear, I would typically find between five to eight visitors waiting in the queue when I began my shifts. Lately, it’s not unusual to see queues of 15 women or more—women who are willing to wait an hour or longer for someone to talk

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Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1609/S00449/lectures-focus-on-maori-experience-of-trauma.htm Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma Thursday, 29 September 2016, 10:28 am Press Release: University of Canterbury Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma The Ngai Tahu Research Centre at the University of Canterbury is hosting a lecture series, He Kokonga Whare - Māori and the Transmission of Historical Trauma, on the high

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Majority of people who experience stressful life events do not end up with trauma

http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/83587376/psychotherapist-and-social-worker-hope-to-reframe-trauma But despite its prevalence in the medical world, Finlayson and Gauntlett say it produces a complex pattern of symptoms that the average person does not understand. This could include anxiety, depression, panic attacks, phobias, addictions, social isolation and chronic pain. Finlayson, who has trained extensively in integrative trauma therapy and keeps

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High consumption of sugar as damaging as childhood trauma

http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/76927041/sugar-may-be-as-damaging-to-the-brain-as-extreme-stress-or-abuse--study We found that chronic consumption of sugar in rats who were not stressed produced similar changes in the hippocampus as seen in the rats who were stressed but not drinking sugar. Early life stress exposure or sugar drinking led to lower expression of the receptor that binds the major stress

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