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Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Do soldiers sometimes enjoy combat?

The horrors of war are well documented, but less well understood is how soldiers can get a rush or thrill from combat.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Can Trauma Really Be 'Stored' In The Body?

Could unprocessed trauma actually get "stored" in the body? And could some sort of physical stimulus or touch help release it? Here's what the experts say.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Trauma Effects the Brain of Survivors and Their Offspring

The inhumanity and cruelty of the Holocaust can not be overstated, and a new European study reports that holocaust survivors have dealt with lifelong negative changes to their brain structures.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Resistance training helps sleep and anxiety in those with PTSD

A new study provides preliminary evidence that high-intensity resistance training can improve sleep quality and anxiety in adults with post-traumatic ...

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD shows good results in studies

MDMA, more commonly known as ecstasy, can safely enhance the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder when it is used in a clinical setting alongside ...

News | News

The new plan to prevent veteran suicides: new grants, better research, more community focus

The president will sign a new executive order on Tuesday creating a task force with a deadline of one year for aggressive new solutions to the problem.

Health & Fitness | Health

Zap: How Electric Therapy Is Curing Navy SEALs of PTSD … And Could Remake Brain Science - Defense One

Hundreds of vets have tried out an experimental new treatment that could change how the world addresses mental disorders.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

The scientific process to heal any emotional trauma

It’s important to note that when it comes to healing suppressed pain or emotional trauma, you don’t have to sit on someone’s couch and re-hash the past.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

5 Ways to Heal the Traumatized Brain (Part 4)

“Someone who has experienced trauma also has gifts to offer all of us- in their depth, in their knowledge of our universal vulnerability, and their experience of the power of compassion.”- Sharon Salzberg What a week. You’d...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Awake Under Anesthesia | The New Yorker

Joshua Rothman reviews Kate Cole-Adams’s book “Anesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness.”

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Sexual Assault And Harassment May Affect Women's Health For Years

In a small study of middle-aged women, a history of sexual assault and workplace harassment was linked to health problems like hypertension, sleeplessness and depression.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Can Be Contagious - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

First PTSD Study During Warfare By Israeli Researchers Provides Early Symptom Indicators | Health News

Joint research by the University of Haifa and Natal during Operation Protective Edge in 2014 looked at reactions and experiences as the conflict unfolded.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Eating Disorders, Trauma and PTSD - Part 2 | Psychology Today

Eating disorders and trauma are integrally connected. Learn more about this connection in this article and what you can do about it.

Psychology | Personality

What Makes Complex Trauma So Complex?

"Complex trauma" is a term increasingly used to describe multiple instances of trauma, the effects of which are cumulative and experienced over time.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Peter Levine - Building Resiliency in You, Relationships, & Kids

One of the most important things that you can develop in your life, and in your relationship, is your resilience - the way that you bounce back from the challenges that life throws your way. How do you recover in a way that leaves you even stronger, more

News | The News

Israeli specialists provide post-trauma training to Parkland community members | Fox News

The Israel Trauma Coalition arrived in Broward County this week and has been holding training sessions for community members, specifically aimed at teachers, counselors, clinicians, clergy, social organizations and first responders.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Somatic Experiencing Trauma Treatment for Quality of Life and Health

Abstract Background: Individuals who treat trauma are at significant risk of vicarious traumatization and burnout. Somatic Experiencing® (SE) is a resiliency-focused trauma treatment modality designed to address health and mental health symptoms impacted

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Trauma travels through generations

Untangling ourselves from the trauma of previous generations is not always easy, but it’s worth it

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Free Podcast on Epigenetics with Rachel Yehuda

Great talk with Rachel Yehuda on epigenetics and how trauma impacts our bodies, brains, and how it gets passed on AND how we can heal it.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Preventing Body-Trauma Triggers During Radiation Therapy for Cancer

Somatic experiencing may ease traumatic symptoms experienced by patients during radiation therapy.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Essential Oil That May Help Fight PTSD

Inhaling the essential oil could help reduce the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Moral Injury in the Context of War: National Center for PTSD

Describes moral injury and its aftermath in the context of war. Explains the relationship between moral injury and PTSD and presents treatment implications.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are

by Mark Wolynn Traumas Lost and Found The past is never dead. It’s not even past. — William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun A well-documented feature of trauma, one familiar to many, is our inability to...

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

PWS Chicago to Milwaukee, Journey 1

Military Veteran Nate Dub stand up paddles from chicago to Milwaukee 100 miles to raise funds for charity and help vets with PTSD.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Somatic Experiencing & Massage Therapy

Health & Fitness | News Items

Healing Trauma

Health & Fitness | News Items

5 Important Influences Of Emotional Mimicry

Emotional communication in relationships

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

When Breath Saves Life

For these veterans, healing trauma was as simple as learning how to breathe.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Somatic Experiencing: A Body-Centered Approach to Healing Veterans' PTSD - Social Work Today

National newsmagazine committed to enhancing the entire social work profession by exploring its difficult issues, new challenges, and current successes.

Advice & Self-Help | Access the Bars

Access Bars™ help ease PTSD symptoms with Tagit Dance

Join my FB page: https://www.facebook.com/tagitdancekeysofawareness Dotan suffers from PTSD over 25 years, Here he tells how Access Bars™ helps his insomnia,...