Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a multifaceted disorder. There are complex reasons why this population may be at higher risk for suicide, suicide attempts and suicidal ideation.
In my research into the Bali bombings and their aftermath, I have spoken to many people who were there or lost someone in the attack.
A professor of counseling explains how to find therapists and support communities that can help work through these unique challenges.
By adopting aspects of the expressive arts in the classroom, teachers may help children discover a healing narrative.
Effects of violence and forced migration on survivors’ mental health have not been acknowledged, despite the trauma being passed down generations.
The continuing precarity and vulnerability to violence has long term consequences for these women’s health and well-being.
The impact of early childhood trauma on lifelong physical and mental health makes it urgent to invest in programs to support healthy pregnancies and stable, caring very early childhoods.
Jess Ho’s acerbic, sad, funny memoir of combines a compelling critique of the Melbourne food scene that became her family with memories of a traumatic childhood.
Thinking about who you are and your purpose can help you move on from trauma.
On the 75th anniversary of India’s partition, scholars from the US, Canada, France, UK and Australia write about their favorite book or film that best explains the trauma of a violent division.
A lucid, demanding book on the psychology and neurobiology of trauma has become a publishing phenomenon. It resonates, writes Nick Haslam, with an age in which people are seeing trauma everywhere.
These two new romances starring bold, culturally connected heroines from Redfern and Western Sydney break the genre mould – but remain faithful to what readers love about romance.
The truth is that there are no easy and quick fixes, such as the governing party’s recent castration idea, which falls short on a range of scores.
An expert on grief says give people space and time to come to terms with loss and don’t expect them to need – or want – ‘closure.’
Terminally ill patients who seek an assisted death have no desire to end their life. Calling their decision ‘assisted suicide’ can have harmful consequences.
In a new report, child family violence survivors describe how family court worsened their trauma and profoundly affected their well-being even into adult life.
Sports can help prevent the involvement of youth in violent extremism.
The real Pennhurst – a hospital name-checked in the latest series of Stranger Things – was a place of segregation and abuse.
An anthropologist explains the power of purification rituals, such as bringing down a building following a tragic occurrence in it, and why they help reduce our anxieties.
These are ferociously intelligent books by two young female writers addressing the problems of gender, race and migration in Australia today.