Our government, suggest the authors, risks traumatizing its citizens with its failure to slow the spread of COVID-19.
New Australian film Wild Butterfly is a story of stigma and discrimination directed towards people who use drugs. And a reminder of what can happen when trauma and drug use are played for click bait.
Studies show the physical and emotional pain of minorities and women is often discounted by both the U.S. justice and health care systems. That has serious consequences.
Most of us are familiar with the concept of psychological trauma. But what is collective trauma, and how can we tackle it in the wake of the bushfire crisis?
We do a disservice to survivors of major tragedies when we call them "heroes." Instead, we should change our policies and attitudes to help them truly survive the disaster.
Keane is stepping back from his role as the BBC's Africa editor due to a long struggle with PTSD after years reporting from conflict zones.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who spent four years in a refugee camp, was recently criticized for saying that talk about war makes her feel anxious. A trauma psychiatrist explains the effects of PTSD.
As Australia picks up the pieces after the fires, we must understand the unique grief Aboriginal people experience from a loss of country.
MDMA is better known as the party psychedelic Ecstasy or Molly. Used clinically, together with psychotherapy, it reduces symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, and shows promise with couples.
Menopausal women who were abused as children experience more hot flushes while sleeping than those who were not abused, according to recent research.
We like to think there's a silver lining to tragedy – and this may be influencing both how studies on post-traumatic growth are constructed and how subjects are responding.
Most kids bounce back quickly after a disaster and there are several strategies you can use to help.
Traumatic experiences affect people closest to the victims.
A work placement is integral to a degree in social work. But many people who have a history with the justice system would be denied a working with children check, which most placements require.
Rosselló's corruption is just the latest in a string of disasters for Puerto Ricans -- but it also created an opportunity for a stressed community to come together.
Untreated trauma is dangerous as it may develop into other mental health complications that lead to drug abuse, depression, anger and hatred.
Poverty, traumatic experiences, and gender inequalities, directly increased HIV-risk behaviours such as having unprotected sex and having multiple sexual partners.
Dissociation occurs when a person experiences being disconnected from their memories, feelings, actions, thoughts, body and even their identity. And one in ten might be affected.
Parenting: attachment is not, and has never been, the only way.
The education system is failing some of the country's most vulnerable children.