#trauma

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.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Just two MONTHS of stress can affect male sperm quality, worrying study reveals - Mirror Online

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University have found that prolonged stress, such as that experienced during military conflict, can impact sperm quality

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Opioids and Universal Experience of Addiction by Dr. Gabor Maté

With the current epidemic of opioids people are dying every day but addiction cannot be understood if we restrict our vision of it to substances.

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

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.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

How To Be Resilient

How do we increase grit and persistence? Let's look at how survivors get through the most dangerous situations and learn lessons on how to be resilient.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

10 Things You Need to Know About Codependency

Codependency is often misunderstood. It’s not just a label to slap on the spouse of every alcoholic. It encompasses a wide-range of behavior and thought patterns that cause people distress to varying degrees. I hope this article will help clear up some.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Traumatic Memories Reduced 62% By Classic Game

Those who had played the game had 62% fewer intrusive memories in the following week.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

The Accident No One Talked About

When a family tries to sweep tragedy under the rug, the damage is deep and lasting.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Rejection By This Parent Does Most Damage To Personality

Both parents affect your personality, but rejection by one parent could be more critical for long-term development.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

The Memories Lost to Infantile Amnesia

How childhood memories shape us, even after we've forgotten them

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.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Rachel Yehuda Discusses How Trauma Can Affect Our DNA

The James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center in the Bronx is one of those out-of-the-way places where America warehouses the casualties of its wars. It’s a functional place, surrounded by a high fence, that looks like a cross between an urban com

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Moving as a child can change who you are as an adult

Researchers have figured out the true impact of moving -- and it's pretty bad.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Trauma is the root cause of addiction, according to Dr. Gabor Mate

Trauma is at the nature of addiction according to Dr. Gabor Maté. “Addiction is only a symptom, it’s not the fundamental problem. The fundamental problem is trauma,” said Dr. Maté…

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...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Somatic Experiencing & Massage Therapy

Health & Fitness | News Items

Healing Trauma

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.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Embodied Intelligence | A Psychologist Discusses the Body’s Wisdom

Despite one-time taboos against touch within her field of psychotherapy, Aline LaPierre explores our body’s incredible ability to heal trauma.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Value & Appreciation - The Key to Permanent Change

If you have opened up a situation and really done a lot of work to understand it, but still have a feeling of uneasiness, guilt, fear, any twinge that… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

5 Ways to Deal With A Guilt-Tripping Mother

“It doesn’t matter what I do for my mother, it’s never enough.” “I bought my Mom a beautiful gift for her birthday, but she took it back. She always takes my presents back. What’s with that?” “I hate Mother’s Day. I can’t ever get it r