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    Have you ever heard of Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Well if you haven 't, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “PTSD is a serious potentially debilitating condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a natural disaster, serious accident, terrorist incident, sudden death of a loved one, war, violent personal assault such as rape, or other life-threatening events. Research has recently shown that PTSD among military personnel may be a physical brain injury, specifically of damaged tissue, caused by blasts during combat.” Throughout The Things They Carried by Tim Obrien, Many American soldiers during the Vietnam war face emotional and psychological conditions. The story gives the readers…

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    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), is a disorder that can effect men, women, and children. It can occur after someone goes through or experiences a traumatic event like combat, assault, or disaster (Weathers, Blake, Schnurr, Kaloupek, Marx, & Keane, 2013). Although, in early research this disorder was rooted originally with soldiers who experienced horrific exposure during the war, studies show anyone exposed a trauma, are at risk for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). According to Whiston…

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    examinations of children diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The research was conducted through an online database and will help report on several factors on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder such as the history of the disease in correlation to other stress disorders, diagnosis in children, symptoms, certain risk factors, and therapy for children suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The paper will examine published articles taken from psychiatric evaluations and studies done on…

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    Stress In Children

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    Stress is a common occurrence in everyday life and is experienced by all ages. An event that creates psychological turmoil and potentially overwhelms a person, ultimately ceasing their ability to cope or feel in control, is described as trauma. A child’s response to trauma is linked to their stress level following the experience. Harvard University has identified three types of stress: positive, tolerable, and toxic stress (Harvard, 2012). Positive stress refers to the everyday stressors one may…

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    In class we discussed psychological disorders and different therapies that may be used to treat them. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is a serious condition that we covered in this unit; it occurs in individuals that have witnessed or been apart of a traumatic event. In the article Posttraumatic Nightmares of Traumatized Refugees: Dream Work Integrating Cultural Values, Carla Shubert and Raija-Leena Punamaki explore the application of dream work in psychotherapy.The article includes a study of an…

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    Hi Luann, You brought up an interesting point about a client who does not want to search his or her own opinions and behaviors, would not fare well with a person who utilizes Cognitive- Behavioral Therapy. Stark (2002) talked about clinical interventions when a difference of opinion arises, such as a client becoming defensive, not desiring to change their thoughts and demeanor, giving us tools to navigate a client through the process gaining a positive result. Got me to thinking about the…

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    Research Question: What is the efficacy of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Intervention for women who are victims of Domestic Violence who suffer from Post Stress Traumatic disorder? The purpose of this paper is to explore the efficacy of Dialectical Behavior approach Therapy for women survivors of domestic violence. It will further examine the needs for ongoing psychoeducational treatment. In addition, it will also access the how Dialectical Behavior Therapy would be effective and appropriate…

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    Veterans And Dementia

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    The Occurrence of Veterans with PTSD and Dementia Veterans are dealing with health issues (Musculoskeletal injuries and pain, Mental health issues, Chemical exposure, Infectious diseases, Noise and vibration exposure, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Urologic injuries) upon returning home from combat duty. Also, many veterans have problem assimilating, flashbacks or just talking to civilians in general. The purpose of this paper is to look at the research surrounding veterans with PTSD link…

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    Introduction Children of all ages experience all types of trauma before, during, and after a natural disaster. For the purpose of this paper, the focus will be on children between the ages of (5 -18). The trauma they may experience are Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms (PTSD), anxiety, depression, and a whole range of other types of stressors. Natural disasters are hurricanes, tornados, floods and fires, and earthquakes. The focus of this paper will be limited to disasters that have…

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    terrorist attacks on the United States, nearly 14 years ago, there have been over 2 million military personnel deployed in support of the Global War on Terror (GWOT), with more than 45% of this number having deployed more than once (Castro, 2014). Combat operations in both the Afghanistan and Iraqi theater have created a population of combat veterans in America who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (Fulton et al., 2015). Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects roughly 23% of…

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