How can you achieve better mental health, and heal from painful memories? According to new research, distraction, not suppression, may be the answer.
We can better meet the special needs of veteran offenders with a model similar to drug courts. Training social workers in veteran’s issues makes sense.
Researchers found that women suffering from PTSD are more likely to gain weight after the traumatic incident. What’s the link between trauma and obesity?
One out of every ten children in America exhibits behavior that is considered gender-nonconforming. A gender-nonconforming youth is defined as a child who engages in activities or behaviors which society states are only acceptable for the other gender. Common examples of this phenomenon include young boys playing with dolls, or young girls playing tackle football. […]
The dream stage of sleep incorporates rapid eye movement and increased activity in the areas of the brain responsible for visual imagery and emotional processing. In recent years, this natural and automatic processing of information has found its way into mainstream psychological therapy for symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. P.T.S.D.’s Devastating Effects In recent years, the general public […]