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Trauma screening may help connect children to specific mental health services

2024-03-13T12:45:47-05:00

By Penn State

Each year between 200,000 and 270,000 children and youth enter foster care placements with child welfare services, and many more children receive child welfare services while remaining in their parent’s care, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Although many of these children have a documented history of […]

Trauma screening may help connect children to specific mental health services2024-03-13T12:45:47-05:00

At the Intersection of Autism and Trauma

2023-06-07T18:59:16-05:00

By Lauren Gravitz

Having autism can sometimes mean enduring a litany of traumatic events, starting from a young age. “We know that about 70 percent of kids with autism will have a comorbid psychiatric disorder,” says Connor Kerns, assistant professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. […]

At the Intersection of Autism and Trauma2023-06-07T18:59:16-05:00

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Autistic People

2023-06-07T19:00:26-05:00

By Dr Freya Rumball

The risk of PTSD is higher for groups who are more likely to be exposed to traumatic events. Research indicates that autistic people may be more likely to experience traumatic life events, particularly interpersonal traumas such as bullying and physical and sexual abuse. In the general population exposure to […]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Autistic People2023-06-07T19:00:26-05:00

Afraid to sleep indoors: Child survivors of deadly quake left traumatized

2023-06-07T19:05:34-05:00

By  and , CNN

For victims in Syria, the earthquake is another crisis amid a devastating 12-year civil war. Children and families who were recovering from PTSD and ongoing trauma from the scars of war are back in […]

Afraid to sleep indoors: Child survivors of deadly quake left traumatized2023-06-07T19:05:34-05:00

How to Cope with Vicarious Trauma Caused by Videos of Police Brutality

2023-06-07T19:29:51-05:00

By Jade Hindmon, NPR

Many of us spent recent days thinking about the life of a man we never met. And yet, particularly for Black people, know very well. Tyre Nichols was our sons, brothers, fathers […]

How to Cope with Vicarious Trauma Caused by Videos of Police Brutality2023-06-07T19:29:51-05:00

The Effects of Racial Trauma on Mental Health: Deaths Captured on TV and Media

2023-02-08T00:18:25-06:00

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Racial tension is once again at a critical tipping point in the U.S. Many people have asked, “Why now? Why was the death of George Floyd the catalyst for this national […]

The Effects of Racial Trauma on Mental Health: Deaths Captured on TV and Media2023-02-08T00:18:25-06:00

Penn State Researchers Publish Study on Adolescent Recovery from PTSS

2023-12-05T21:29:31-06:00

By Melissa Krug

Children in the United States may be exposed to a high rate of adverse experiences that result in post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS), which can appear as feelings of stress, fear and helplessness […]

Penn State Researchers Publish Study on Adolescent Recovery from PTSS2023-12-05T21:29:31-06:00

Break the Silence; New Intensive Online Program to Help PTSD, Trauma and Anxiety

2022-12-27T00:41:39-06:00

Purple Heart Behavioral Health

This innovative new online program offers treatments that have been scientifically shown to be effective in helping people overcome these difficulties. Clinically proven treatments delivered conveniently through telepsychology services bridges rural/urban gaps where resources are sparsely available making quality care accessible to those who […]

Break the Silence; New Intensive Online Program to Help PTSD, Trauma and Anxiety2022-12-27T00:41:39-06:00

Adults With a History of Childhood Trauma Can Benefit From Recommended Depression Treatments, Contrary to Current Theory

2022-11-28T01:51:05-06:00

The Lancet Psychiatry, neurosciencenews.com

Patients with major depressive disorder who experienced trauma during childhood see symptom improvement following psychopharmacological intervention, psychotherapy, or a combination of both.  The results of a new study, published […]

Adults With a History of Childhood Trauma Can Benefit From Recommended Depression Treatments, Contrary to Current Theory2022-11-28T01:51:05-06:00
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