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Trying Not to Suffer in Silence

Very few people know that I suffer from symptoms of PTSD. Even fewer people hear me talk about it on a regular basis. Recently I wrote… 499 more words

Sexual Assault

Free Stuff Helped Me Snap Out of a PTSD Episode

There I was, just studying and trying to be a good student, when a PTSD episode decided to drop on my head out of nowhere. I got caught up in one of those spirals of negative thoughts related to sexual assault. 168 more words

Sexual Assault

Disaster Mental Health--for a Mental Health Disaster

Crazy politics have reached a new high-water mark. Or new low, depending how you look at it. The enduring mental health impact on citizens seems to run the gamut, from general malaise to falling apart at the seams. 1,401 more words

Disaster Recovery

Media 2017: "Abnormal Psychology Book Cover Artwork"

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During mid 2016 I received an email from Gail Buschman, Senior Graphic Designer of… 642 more words

Ido Art Karen Robinson

The Thing About Mental Illness...

I lean on the tiles of my shower standing across from my husband, he’s chatting away to me the way he always does, its the best chatting place we have here at home because it’s the only time we don’t get interrupted by children, dogs or escapee chickens. 1,427 more words

Childhood Trauma

Psychosocial and behavioral aspects of populations affected by humanitarian emergencies: recent developments

Author(s): Rangaswamy Srinivasa MURTHY



Purpose of review

Understand recent developments in psychosocial and behavioral aspects of populations affected by humanitarian emergencies. The review covers the prevalence, longitudinal course, risk factors, posttraumatic growth, biological basis and interventions to address the needs.

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What doesn't kill you

It was Friedrich Nietzsche who famously said “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.” And he was right. Recent studies have found plenty of evidence to support the concept of post traumatic growth. 808 more words