trauma

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 »

New drug to ease C-Section trauma
New drug to ease C-Section trauma (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

James Cook University researchers from the College of Medicine and Dentistry may have found a way to reduce trauma and prevent infections after Caesarean births. Caesarean delivery rates are increasing worldwide and around a third of all mothers in Australia, ... 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 »

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 »

Gaps in care for child trauma and stress after injury
Gaps in care for child trauma and stress after injury (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An international survey of hospital emergency department (ED) staff has found a gap in knowledge when dealing with child traumatic stress and providing emotional support to children admitted to hospital after injury. Through a survey of 2.648 hospital ED physicians ... Read More »

Kylie the kangaroo to help kids beat bushfire trauma
Kylie the kangaroo to help kids beat bushfire trauma (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As the Australian bushfire season draws to a close, a new animated video from the ANU-based Trauma and Grief Network will help parents and children recover from the trauma of a bushfire. “This short video is a tool for parents ... 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 »

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 »

Social media exposes fear of dentist for children and adolescents
Social media exposes fear of dentist for children and adolescents (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study of YouTube videos including emotional scenes where children and teens are seen crying, screaming and panicked has revealed new insight into their fear and loathing of going to the dentist. A team of researchers from universities in China, ... Read More »

Stressful life events may increase stillbirth risk
Stressful life events may increase stillbirth risk (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women who experienced financial, emotional or other personal stress in the year before their delivery had an increased chance of having a stillbirth, say researchers who conducted a National Institutes of Health network study. Stillbirth is the death of ... Read More »

 
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