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Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome

Music and Trauma

John Mauceri | Posted 04.05.2014 | Arts
John Mauceri

He played jazz during the war and, fifteen years after it was officially over, he wrote at least one beautiful melody that the world sang in 1962.

An Adoptive Father Thinking About Moses

Aaron Taylor | Posted 01.06.2013 | Religion
Aaron Taylor

You know all those stories you hear about internationally adopted children instantly bonding with their new families? That wasn't the case with us. Instead, it was instant shock and horror.

The Incredible Human Cost Of War

Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics

One in five veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - about 300,000 veterans to date. The s...

Silent Clergy Killers: 'Toxic' Congregations Lead To Widespread Job Loss

David Briggs | Posted 06.24.2012 | Religion
David Briggs

Months of suffering traumatic and demeaning psychological and emotional abuse as they are slowly being forced out of their pulpits due to congregational conflict, Tanner said, "is a really, really horrible process."

Israeli Researchers Developing Morning-After-Pill For PTSD

Haaretz | Dan Even | Posted 10.01.2011 | World

An initial clinical trial conducted on 24 people involved in traffic accidents seems to corroborate earlier animal experiments indicating that it may ...

Veterans Need Help Getting Jobs

Jerry Chautin | Posted 07.04.2011 | Books
Jerry Chautin

Veterans with post-traumatic stress syndrome was my HuffPost topic on February 19. My readers will recall that it spoke to non-drug solutions to miti...

PTSD Linked To Increased Activity In The Brain

Psych Central News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Researchers have discovered a correlation between increased activity among brain circuits and flashbacks among individuals with post-traumatic stress ...

Trauma Healing in Gaza, the Forgotten Place

James S. Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

During our trips to Gaza we are moved by the ways our team is helping children and other folks to relax in the midst of poverty, danger and chaos. There are about 130 new trainees this year.