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Negligent not to offer a trauma-focused psychological treatment

Imaginal prolonged exposure is a powerful process for both therapist and client. It results both in reduced distress and in greater understanding of what happened…

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Emotional support duck

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/animalia/wp/2016/10/20/daniel-the-emotional-support-duck-takes-his-first-plane-ride-soars-in-popularity/ The duck’s human introduced him to their fellow, now-amused passengers: This was Daniel Turducken Stinkerbutt, or Daniel for short. He is a 4 1/2-year-old…

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7,600 NZ Men Returned From WW2 with Diagnosed PTSD

Even those who remained married after their husbands returned from war found there were changes to absorb. Other families endured long-term consequences of the conflict….

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Women may keep verbal memory skills longer than men

Women may keep verbal memory skills longer than men in the early stages of Alzheimer’s https://t.co/LzCgAzY6p1 pic.twitter.com/xxFsLUfMZN — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) March 17, 2016

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Misuse of therapists position

http://www.pennlive.com/nation-world/2016/02/pa_psychologist_who_used_touch.html TATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania psychologist who used “touching therapy” on two female sexual trauma patients will spend three to six…

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Israeli Male Inmates in Group Therapy

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.738928 For the past five months, seven prisoners clad in orange have been meeting weekly at the department for rehabilitation for drug addicts at the…

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When time doesn’t heal all wounds | Dr. Robert K. Ross | TEDx

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Why many rape victims don’t fight or yell

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2015/06/23/why-many-rape-victims-dont-fight-or-yell/ Freezing occurs when the amygdala – a crucial structure in the brain’s fear circuitry – detects an attack and signals the brainstem to inhibit…

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Huffington Post – When Sleepiness Becomes Narcolepsy

The signs of narcolepsy aren’t always obvious, despite how the condition is popularly portrayed. While the most evident symptom is daytime sleepiness, narcoleptic patients might…

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The internet is no place to make a convincing argument

http://www.theframeworks.com/blog/2016/08/10/the-internet-is-no-place-for-reasoned-debate A large part of the problem is that it’s easy to act brave behind the shield of a keyboard and computer screen. On Facebook,…

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