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Chronic abuse creates layers of traumatic experience, with each layer reinforcing previous layers of emotional damage

http://bit.ly/2PkJbAK Sometimes people seem to think that sexually abused males are defective and toxic because they were sexually abused. Or maybe people think they were…

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What to say to a survivor sexual abuse

http://bit.ly/2soc5qM 7. “What happened to you is real.” “I wish somebody had told me how real it was. How bad it was. I was drugged…

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They don’t always garner the empathetic and supportive response they need

http://bit.ly/2PkJbAK Even worse, when sexually abused males do choose to talk about their abuse, they don’t always garner the empathetic and supportive response they need,…

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Moving from manuhiri to become tangata whenua with our herd.

http://bit.ly/2UpTS5Vhttp://bit.ly/2UpTS5Vhttp://bit.ly/2UpTS5V Horse Sense works with the dynamics of the horse and human interaction, where we help create a sense of unity within. Connecting to our…

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Does Virtual-reality Therapy for PTSD work?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-does-virtual-reality-therapy-fo/ A therapist typically observes what patients are seeing while they navigate the virtual experience. They can coach a patient to take on increasingly difficult…

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Turn Your Mistake Into A Valuable Life Lesson

4. Make It Harder To Mess UpDon’t depend on willpower alone to prevent you from taking an unhealthy shortcut or from giving into immediate gratification….

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Motives for disclosure no bearing on allegation credibility.

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2019/03/barbra-streisands-michael-jackson-comments-were-alarming.html?fbclid=IwAR23Xq8Pvrr2bsgqasq0Ii_9p1GI_bPpgDnZUBrlu3-OL0bAM8teQN6h8Yo I have interviewed dozens of adult victims of childhood sexual abuse in my work for The Washington Post. In those conversations, I have found…

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We evolved to experience social rejection in the same way as physical pain.

http://theconversation.com/loneliness-on-its-way-to-becoming-britains-most-lethal-condition-94775 Analysis of 300,000 people in 148 studies found that loneliness is associated with a 50% increase in mortality from any cause. This makes it…

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Brisbane military veterans turn to yoga to ease post traumatic stress disorder

Brisbane military veterans turn to yoga to ease post traumatic stress disorder http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-19/military-veterans-turn-to-yoga-class-brisbane-run-to-ease-ptsd/7466410 Mr Stevenson began practising yoga as a coping mechanism and became a…

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Virtual reality exposure therapy to treat trauma-related PTSD

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-06-virtual-reality-exposure-therapy-military.html Clinical researchers in Emory’s Veterans Program will study the use of virtual reality exposure therapy to treat people suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)…

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