Aboriginal mothers in prison feel intergenerational trauma and the forced removal of their children are the most significant factors impacting their health and well-being.
Usually people recover from concussions in a few days, or weeks at most. But 1-10% will still have symptoms three months later.
Trauma results in 41 million emergency department visits a year and hundreds of thousands of deaths. May is National Trauma Awareness month, and two experts explain why it's time to pay attention.
In her fragmentary family memoir, Cynthia Banham interweaves narratives of war and migration with her own traumatic plane crash - ultimately reclaiming her identity in the process.
Reported abuses include serving moldy bread, delaying medical care and subjecting detainees to sexual harassment, sexual assault and bullying.
As a society, we often don’t think about how legal professionals might be affected by the work that they do.
A policy response focused on reducing prescription opioids will not resolve North America's opioid crisis. And it is hurting many adults who live with otherwise unbearable chronic pain.
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?