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Recovering From Trauma

Why Some People Really Do Grow Stronger In The Face Of Tragedy

Posted 07.15.2015 | OWN

By Ginny Graves At 16, my nephew, Kent—an engaging, energetic Indiana kid—was taken by a wildfire-fast leukemia. The cancer spread with suc...

Love, Loss and Wanderlust: How Losing My Father Made Me Rediscover My Love of Travel

Abbey Jorstad | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Abbey Jorstad

One of my father's greatest desires was always to travel and see the world, and yet he could never master his fear of the unknown. Many of the qualities that make travel one of the great loves of my life were the very things that filled him with dread. I find myself wondering if I travel so much as a direct rebellion against his own fears and worries?

4 Things That Women Need for Divorce Recovery

Natalie Gregg | Posted 01.08.2015 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

Women are frequently the ones that ensure that their spouse's needs are met, the kids are fed, and their nests are in order. Amidst the cooking, cleaning, worrying, and loving, the can lose themselves. And when the divorce is final, they face an identity crisis.

How to Help a Child Recover From Child Abduction Trauma

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Listening empathically to children after a trauma, without judgment, is one of the greatest tools parents have.

When the Cameras Stop Rolling: What Is the Long-Term Prognosis for Trauma Survivors?

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
David Sack, M.D.

The brain has ways of coping with and reversing the effects of psychological and physical maltreatment, but a number of factors influence how well and how quickly people bounce back. One of those factors is the individual's support system.

Traumatic Stress Disorder

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Trauma is ubiquitous in our world. Sometimes, however, its magnitude is so profound or persistent that, while recovery is possible, a person's life is forever changed.