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911 Operators Vulnerable to PTSD Symptoms | Psych Central News

911 Operators Vulnerable to PTSD Symptoms | Psych Central News | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it
Over 16 percent of the dispatchers said the worst calls were associated with the unexpected injury or death of a child; nearly 13 percent of study participants said suicidal callers were next on the list of causing emotional ...
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Eternal Sunshine of Propranolol

Eternal Sunshine of Propranolol | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

Would you want a drug that would wipe out your trauma memories? Prof. Stephen Joseph on the use of propanolol, in Psychology Today.

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The DSM-5: Will it Work in Clinical Practice? - Huffington Post

The DSM-5: Will it Work in Clinical Practice? - Huffington Post | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

Article about the DSM-5 and it's clinical field trials.

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Disaster heartbreak breeds its own cycle of violence

Disaster heartbreak breeds its own cycle of violence | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

A study has been conducted on domestic violence after the Black Saturday bushfires in Australia.

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Website Connects Military Kids

A new US Defense Department website is connecting military children -- whether it’s
across town or across the world -- who are dealing with a loved one’s
deployment.The website, Military Kids Connect, offers military children an online
community where they can learn about deployments, recognize and share feelings,
and develop coping skills.

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Helping children cope with trauma

Helping children cope with trauma | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it
Children's experiences are not often heard, nor do they typically receive the necessary psychosocial care. We see them playing and laughing in the floodwaters and evacuation centers and may think they are okay.
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Research highlights Psychological Trauma of FGM/C

"Study shows what many psychologists have long suspected but had little research to confirm: girls who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting are prone to mental disorders"

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Michelle Obama Tackling PTSD Treatment For Veterans

Michelle Obama Tackling PTSD Treatment For Veterans | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

Schools are agreeing to step up training for medical students in how to treat PTSD and traumatic brain injury, increase research into the conditions and share new information and best practices.

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Traumatic stress predicted by cortisol levels before traumatic exposure

Traumatic stress predicted by cortisol levels before traumatic exposure | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

Researchers are getting closer to being able to predict who might be more vulnerable to stress even before they experience trauma. Study shows recruits with higher cortisol levels shortly after waking up in the morning are most likely to have stressful reactions to trauma years later as police officers.

 

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The mutual prospective influence of child and parental post-traumatic stress

The mutual prospective influence of child and parental post-traumatic stress | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

Just published research paper in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry about the mutual influence of child and parent posttraumatic stress.

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The PTSD Diary reviews their activities in 2011

The PTSD Diary reviews their activities in 2011 | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

The PTSD Diary is a blog written by a couple dealing with PTSD and TBI. They celebrated their 1 year anniversary of starting the blog, and mention several resources they referred to, including for children.

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PTSD Warning For Soldiers Returning Home From The Battlefield

PTSD Warning For Soldiers Returning Home From The Battlefield | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it
PTSD Warning For Soldiers Returning Home From The Battlefield. December 21 ... How do I really interact with my children, how do I interact with my family members,” therapist George James of Council for Relationships said.
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Psychosocial Problems of Sri Lankan Child Soldiers

"Using children in armed conflicts has been reported in many countries around the world. Various rebel groups in Africa, Asia and Latin America exploit children in their armed struggles against their respective regimes. Often these children are kidnaped from their parents and indoctrinated, given brief training and along with the adult rebel carders, sent to fight with the fully trained, fully equipped government forces...."

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Finding 'New Normal' After School Shooting

Finding 'New Normal' After School Shooting | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

For students, parents and teachers in Chardon, Ohio, the week has been a disorienting one after a high school shooting left three teenagers dead...

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La Rabida Children's Hospital to Host Annual Symposium

La Rabida Children's Hospital to Host Annual Symposium | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

La Rabida Children's Hospital hosts annual symposium and nursing conference on Medical Trauma in Childhood.

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Ballarat's Professor Caroline Taylor honoured in Australia Day medals

Ballarat's Professor Caroline Taylor honoured in Australia Day medals | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

"Professor Taylor is widely regarded as an expert in the field of sexual violence, child abuse and domestic violence"....

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Social function in children and adolescents after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review

Social function in children and adolescents after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

There is an elevated risk of social impairment in the context of moderate and severe injury.

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The Prevalence of PTSD in Hindu Nepal

The Prevalence of PTSD in Hindu Nepal | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

Duke University researcher travels to Nepal to study PTSD in child soldiers.

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Recovery in children with traumatic brain injury

Recovery in children with traumatic brain injury | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

Impact of posttraumatic stress disorder and injury severity on recovery in children with traumatic brain injury.

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Stress Symptoms in a Gene x Environment Study of a University Campus Shooting

"These data of undergraduate students suggest that differential function of the serotonin transporter may mediate differential response to a severe trauma. The 5-HTTLPR multimarker genotype may serve as a useful predictor of risk for PTSD-related symptoms in the weeks and months following the trauma."

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PTSD in Children and Teens - Information sheet

PTSD in Children and Teens - Information sheet | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it
An overview of how traumatic experiences affect children and teenagers. Provides information on treatment.
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Should we erase painful memories?

Should we erase painful memories? | Traumatic stress & recovery | Scoop.it

Should we erase painful memories of traumatic events? "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" could soon become a reality -- but the concept raises some thorny questions.

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PTSD symptoms and binge drinking among adolescent girls after sexual victimization

This study evaluated the effect of sexual victimization (SV) on the longitudinal trajectory of PTSD symptoms and binge drinking among adolescent girls, a population known to have high rates of SV and alcohol use.

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