Traumatic Stress Disorder - PTSD
Friday's Progress Notes - December 11, 1998
Mental Health Information - Vol. 2 Issue 42
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1. Assessment of children and adolescents with PTSD
2. Evaluation guidelines for children at risk
3. Trauma recovery fact sheet
4. Applying spiritual values in managing traumatic stress
5. A look at EMDR
6. Child traumatic stress
7. Sleep and PTSD
8. Anger and trama
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According to the National Center for PTSD, "[a]t least 50% of all adults and children
are exposed to a psychologically traumatic event . . . and [a]s many as 67% of trauma
survivors experience lasting psychosocial impairment, including post-traumatic stress
disorder (PTSD); panic, phobic, or generalized anxiety disorders; depression; or substance
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Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
This is a summary of the practice parameters presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Guidelines for Psychological Evaluations in Child Protection Matters
Evaluation guidelines for clinicians when a child is at risk for harm.
Managing Traumatic Stress
This is a helpful fact sheet from the American Psychological Association on tips for recovery from disasters and other traumatic events.
4. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF EXPERTS IN TRAUMATIC STRESS
Applying Spiritual Values and Resources in the Management of Traumatic Stress
There is a need to evaluate the role that spiritual and religious values and
resources may play in the management of traumatic stress.
5. EMDR INSTITUTE
A Brief Description of EMDR
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)integrates elements of many effective psychotherapies in structured protocols that are designed to maximize treatment effects.
6. NATIONAL CHILD TRAUMATIC STRESS NETWORK
What Is Child Traumatic Stress?
From a psychological perspective, trauma occurs when a child experiences an intense event that threatens or causes harm to his or her emotional and physical well-being.
7. NATIONAL CENTER FOR PTSD
Sleep and PTSD
Many people suffer from problems with their sleep. This can be especially true for those who have witnessed or experienced one or more traumatic events such as rape, military combat, natural disasters, beatings, or neighborhood violence.
8. NATIONAL CENTER FOR PTSD
Anger and Trauma
Anger is usually a central feature of a survivor's response to trauma because it is a core component of the survival response in humans. Anger helps people cope with life's adversities by providing us with increased energy to persist in the face of obstacles. However, uncontrolled anger can lead to a continued sense of being out of control of oneself and can create multiple problems in the personal lives of those who suffer from PTSD.
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