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How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

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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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Overcoming PTSD by disrupting memories

http://bit.ly/2FlrprE Fight or flight, panic, trembling: Our brains are wired to ensure we respond instantly to fear. While that fear response may save our lives…

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The psychological problems with trigger warnings

PTSD diagnosis requires you to meet a set of criteria. A central one is direct or vicarious experience of threatened or actual death, threatened or…

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One in three school principals show signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A significant number of school principals in New Zealand show symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a survey has found. One in three of those in…

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People with PTSD had higher levels of a certain receptor on the surface of their brain cells

Researchers may have found a biomarker for suicidal thoughts in the brains of people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study suggests. The study…

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Voice analysis software may help diagnose PTSD

Doctors have long understood that people with psychiatric disorders may speak differently than individuals who do not have mental health problems, researchers note in Depression…

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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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Active prefrontal brain function appears to protect against PTSD after child abuse

Active prefrontal brain function appears to protect against PTSD after child abuse http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-04-prefrontal-brain-function-ptsd-child.html Shared from Google News & Weather Increased activation of the prefrontal cortex,…

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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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