Psychological trauma

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  • Reducing Gun Violence

    While these events may grasp a larger audience’s attention on the killer’s mental health, the victim’s response and trauma is not adequately presented in modern culture and media. Most people will understand they will be traumatized and need mental health care, yet there is a gap in discussing this openly. A similar situation could be PSTD in returning soldiers from deployment…

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  • PTSD In Brazil

    As a Brazilian, I am very familiarized with violence and its consequences, therefore, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a familiar expression to me. Differently from the U.S, where PTSD can be related to psychological scars of the war(s), Brazil has its’ rates most associated with street violence and crimes, and this became a trigger to increase mental health issues all over the country. However – despite being acquainted with the theme – it was only after reflecting on Chapter 5, the…

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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD as it is commonly referred to, is an anxiety disorder that develops following the experience or the witnessing of a traumatic life-threatening event. According to the New England Journal of Medicine, “the defining characteristic of a traumatic event is, it’s capacity to provoke fear, helplessness, or horror in response to the threat of injury or death.” (Yehuda, 2002) This event could be living through military combat in wartime, surviving a natural…

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  • Trauma Informed Approach Essay

    Reviewing key assumptions of trauma-informed approaches One must review the key assumptions of trauma-informed approaches to achieve the goal of this literature review, which is to explore the extent to which trauma-informed approaches have improved children’s experiences within learning contexts. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services suggested four key assumptions in a trauma-informed approach (Substance Abuse…

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  • Analysis Of The Environment: Who Are You?

    why individuals answer the question of how they describe themselves the way they do. One individual could say that the environment and key factors from his environment are reasons how he describes himself. Others could say that their past and psychological experiences are key in defining who they are; on the other hand, some would say people’s self-esteem impact them either in a positive or narcissistic…

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  • Trauma Research Paper

    Trauma Introduction The story of the three people with the talents is intriguing. What is it about the person with the one talent that they already knew that that the boss was a difficult person and they did not even want to try to invest their one talent that was given them? They did not even have the energy to take the talent to the bank (take the time to walk to the bank, have a conversation with the banker, make an agreement, deposit the money, and return home) so that it could make…

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  • Stress In Children

    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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  • Clinical Setting: Medical Assessment

    are intrusive and upsetting memories, thoughts, or nightmare of the trauma. It also addresses the avoidance of things, people, and/or situation that may be reminders of the traumatic event. Many studies have demonstrated that TF-CBT helps not only children recover from negative effects of traumatic experiences, but also help families recovers as well. TF-CBT works for children who have experienced one trauma or multiple traumas. It is also proven to work within 12-16 treatment session, however…

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  • Biopsychosocial Trauma Case Study

    psychotherapy, this manifest preference influences the understanding and treatment of trauma. Since trauma is an “event inside a person’s head” (Henry, 2006, p. 383), traditional interventions target mainly cognitive processes, while the body and its advices are set aside. However, in the ‘biopsychosocial trap’ of PTSD, we can refute to see the intimate interconnectivity between body and mind. Beside psychological states, it is in the body that a…

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  • Analysis Of Last Man Off By Matt Lewis

    with 501 patients who have a history of severe trauma. The researchers used the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) as a guideline to their judgement of their test patients. The board of professors could provide sufficient evidence for the professors to conclude that traumatic experiences has correlation to one another (Psychological Trauma 214-217). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can arise after any extremely stressful such as divorce and trauma. When death is involved it increase the…

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