Parents must encourage open conversations with their children from a young age.
Depression can affect people at any stage in life – here, an expert in psychology answers a young reader's question about how to help.
In a landmark ruling by a Victorian court, a former Age journalist has successfully sued for damages after consistently covering traumatic cases in her job.
Added to the complications of dealing with such a unique type of loss, is the fact that many people feel uncomfortable talking about personal issues with their colleagues.
Memory is traumatic but also important in Holocaust remembrance. It also serves a critical role in providing lessons for the future.
Research found that burns were most common among children under five years.
A hospital's trauma unit witnesses the extreme of physical injury and pain during the holiday season. Here's a snapshot of what we see.
Canadian speed skater and cyclist Clara Hughes, British tennis player Andy Murray and American gymnast Simone Biles all have something in common: adverse childhood experiences.
Research shows that when refugees arrive in Canada they find a health system that is ill-equipped to meet their complex social and psychological needs.
Mass shootings bring terror in ways that people watching from afar can only imagine. And yet, society at large is also affected, a trauma psychiatrist writes.
To some extent, shell-shock still shapes our understanding of PTSD today.
If the Ford-Kavanaugh saga had any positive impact, it at least clearly highlighted several lessons from traumatology and the complex consequences of traumatic events across society.
A recent study found that half of patients who had therapy to help them cope with painful memories had a relapse four years later. So, is there a way to erase unwanted memories for good?
Two neural systems record traumatic memories, meaning they can be remembered in both conscious and unconscious ways.
Once associated with mind-control experiments and counter-cultural defiance, psychedelics now show great promise for mental health treatments and may prompt a re-evaluation of the scientific method.
Youth workers try to use a 'window of opportunity' to help young victims of violent crime get out of a cycle of violence.
Canada's residential school system and the Holocaust offer clear lessons -- that the harm done to migrant children will impact multiple generations of Americans.
The traumatic separations of children and parents initiated at the border can cause permanent changes in the structure of the infants' and children's brains and the activity of their genes.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice helps demonstrate that the lynching of black people was not the fault of victims. But telling this history risks re-traumatizing the black community.
An evaluation of a therapeutic foster care program has shown significant improvements in children previously thought too complex and challenging for foster care.