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Post Traumatic

To Hell And Back With Gifts

Tzipi Weiss | Posted 03.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Tzipi Weiss

Survivors can learn to avoid worrying about the small stuff and attend to the awe and wonder all around us. But how does this dramatic transformation happen?

Can Trauma Really Be A Gift?

Lawrence G. Calhoun | Posted 03.15.2013 | TED Weekends
Lawrence G. Calhoun

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIt may make the pain meaningful and bearable, but growth does not undo loss and it does not eliminate adversity. So what can Stacey's experience teach us?

How My Brain Tumor Was The Most Unexpected Gift I Received

Stacey Kramer | Posted 03.15.2013 | TED Weekends
Stacey Kramer

2013-03-14-stacey_kramer_banner_real.jpgI lost a friend and colleague last spring. His diagnosis was way worse than mine. He was not so lucky.

What Doesn't Kill Us: Post-traumatic Growth

Stephen Joseph | Posted 03.12.2013 | TED Weekends
Stephen Joseph

Are there ways in which I have found a greater understanding of life and how to live it? Are there ways in which I find myself being more grateful for what I have and for those around me?

7 Signs That May Signal PTSD

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Central to a diagnosis of PTSD is that there has been a severe psychological trauma whose effects are more lasting than what is referred to as an acute stress response.

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': Once a Warrior, Always a Warrior

Charles Hoge | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Hoge

Let's change the discussion about the war-related "silent wounds" of post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury, and take time to understand what these really mean.