post traumatic stress disorder

Childhood trauma link offers treatment hope for people with schizophrenia
Childhood trauma link offers treatment hope for people with schizophrenia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

People with schizophrenia may now benefit from more effective, tailored treatments and greater self-empowerment, thanks to research establishing a link between childhood trauma and some of schizophrenia’s most common symptoms. Researchers from Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence for Youth ... Read More »

Wounds from childhood bullying may persist into college years
Wounds from childhood bullying may persist into college years (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Childhood bullying inflicts the same long-term psychological trauma on girls as severe physical or sexual abuse, suggests a new survey of college students. The study, which involved 480 college freshmen through seniors, indicated that the detrimental effects of bullying may ... Read More »

Beyond the birth
Beyond the birth (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The pain of childbirth isn’t always confined to labour. For some women, medical complications can cause anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder well before, and after, their child’s birth. Lynne Roberts reveals how her own traumatic birthing experience, led her ... Read More »

Pregnancy and PTSD: Surprising findings could help moms-to-be at risk
Pregnancy and PTSD: Surprising findings could help moms-to-be at risk (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

For most women, expecting a baby brings intense joy –and a fair amount of worry. But what about women who have lived through something awful enough to cause post-traumatic stress disorder? Contrary to what researchers expected, a new study shows ... Read More »

Better psychological support needed for families affected by Sudden Cardiac Death
Better psychological support needed for families affected by Sudden Cardiac Death (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Families need psychological support as early as possible after a sudden death.   In a world-first survey study, researchers from the University of Sydney and Centenary Institute have highlighted the need for better psychological support for families affected by sudden ... Read More »

Helping prevent PTSD in children
Helping prevent PTSD in children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research led by a University of Queensland professor has found that web-based intervention can prevent post-traumatic stress disorder developing in children after accidental injury.   Professor Justin Kenardy, working with the Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine ... Read More »

Treating the emotional scars left by burns
Treating the emotional scars left by burns (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Treating the emotional effects of burns in children is just as important as healing the physical scars, according to new research from ECU. Working with burn victims and their families at Princess Margaret Hospital, Lead Researcher Dr Sarah McGarry found ... Read More »

When Tragedy Strikes: Timing and Honesty Key to Talking About, Dealing with Trauma
When Tragedy Strikes: Timing and Honesty Key to Talking About, Dealing with Trauma (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Post-traumatic stress disorder from media exposure alone is rare In the aftermath of the horrendous mass shootings many parents and caregivers may wonder how, or even whether, to discuss such a traumatic event with their children. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center ... Read More »

Teens from military families suffer from deployments
Teens from military families suffer from deployments (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It is widely known that deployment is stressful for military families, including their children. A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds that teens from military families are more likely to feel sad or hopeless, have thoughts about ... Read More »

Identifying trauma risk in small children early after an accident
Identifying trauma risk in small children early after an accident (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Small children also suffer from post-traumatic stress disorders after a serious accident. With the aid of a new test, children with an increased risk can already be identified in the space of a few days. The test devised by scientists ... Read More »

 
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