VIOLENCE AND POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER IN A SAMPLE OF INNER CITY STREET PROSTITUTES
- Violence triggers stress disorders in youths. // Current Science;4/28/95, Vol. 80 Issue 17, p11
Informs about post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Impact of exposure to constant violence on kids' emotional balance; Symptoms of PTSD; Help for young victims.
- Violence as a Disintegration Product of the Self in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Feldmann, Theodore B. // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Apr1988, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p281
Proposes that violence in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disintegration product of the self. Ways in which violence helps to provide an emergency structure that prevents fragmentation of the self; Preoccupation with violent fantasies or behavior that is often seen in Vietnam combat...
- PTSD at Home. // America;3/3/2014, Vol. 210 Issue 7, p4
The author discusses Lois Beckett's study "PTSD crisis that's being ignored," published by the nonprofit organization ProPublica, about how people living in violent U.S. neighborhoods are likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
- Stress disorder is common among prostitutes. Macready, Norra // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/29/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7158, p558
Reports that prostitutes suffer from post-traumatic stress disorders. Results of an interview of 475 prostitutes; Belief that a majority of prostitutes wish to leave their profession; Views of clinical and research psychologist at the Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Melisa Farley.
- Stress disorder among prostitutes. // Off Our Backs;Oct98, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p6
Presents information on a study which the Prostitution and Research Education project of San Francisco's Women's Centers conducted on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among prostitutes. Symptoms suffered by prostitutes with PTSD; Dangers inherent in being a prostitute; Comment by Julie...
- Women brothel workers and occupational health risks. Cwikel J; Ilan K; Chudakov B // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Oct2003, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p809
STUDY OBJECTIVES: This study examined working conditions, reported morbidity, symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression and their relation to an index of occupational health risk among women working in brothels in Israel. DESIGN: Personal structured interviews with a scale...
- PTSD In Preschoolers, Children And Combat Dogs? Rosch, Paul J. // Health & Stress;Sep2012, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on several studies which expose the statistics of preschoolers, children and military dogs in the U.S. who have a posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One of the studies reveals that about 6% of boys and 15% of girls have PTSD while other studies suggest that up to 100% of...
- Returning home: forced conscription, reintegration, and mental health status of former abductees of the Lord's Resistance Army in northern Uganda. Pham, Phuong N.; Vinck, Patrick; Stover, Eric // BMC Psychiatry;2009, Vol. 9, Special section p1
Background: Since the late 1980s, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a spiritualist rebel group in northern Uganda, has killed and mutilated thousands of civilians and abducted an estimated 52,000 to 75,000 people to serve as soldiers, porters, and sex slaves for its commanders. This study...
- Efeitos Tardios do Bullying e Transtorno de Estresse PÃ³s-TraumÃ¡tico: Uma RevisÃ£o CrÃtica. Pegolo de Albuquerque, Paloma; Cavalcanti de Albuquerque Williams, Lúcia; Mazo D''Affonseca, Sabrina // Psicologia: Teoria e Pesquisa;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p91
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has been identified as the main psychiatric disorder associated with violence. This paper had the objective of identifying and organizing current scientific knowledge on long term effects on bullying and the development of PTSD. Thus, a literature review was...