Traumatic events in childhood can increase the risk of physical and mental health problems in adulthood. But you can take steps to help children recover.
Understanding where PTSD symptoms come from are the first important step toward healing.
If you are experiencing nightmares, anxiety or hopelessness after a sexual assault, you may have Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Find out what you need to know and where to get help.
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Fighting cancer isn’t just about stopping cancer cells; there’s a mental health side to this struggle. While sadness, anger and other emotions are normal, it’s important to get help if you notice signs of depression, anxiety or even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here’s what to look for.
Traumatic events in children’s lives can have the same effect as head trauma, a new study says. The study, published recently in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, finds that emotional trauma at a young age may cause changes to the brain that are similar to head trauma. The connection between emotional trauma’s and physical trauma’s effect on … Read More