Cumulative Trauma, Personal and Social Resources, and Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms Among Income-assisted Single Mothers
- Cortical Thinning in Patients with Recent Onset Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after a Single Prolonged Trauma Exposure. Yang Liu; Yi-Jun Li; Er-Ping Luo; Hong-Bing Lu; Hong Yin // PLoS ONE;Jun2012, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p1
Most of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) focused primarily on measuring of small brain structure volume or regional brain volume changes. There were rare reports investigating cortical thickness alterations in recent onset PTSD. Recent advances...
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after Heart Transplant. Gotzmann, Lutz; Schnyder, Ulrich // American Journal of Psychotherapy;2002, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p562
The incidence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after heart transplant is about 17%, making it an important psychosocial complication. This case study discusses the relationship between early traumatizing experiences of loss and the lead symptoms of PTSD (e.g., flashbacks, nightmares). It...
- NICE guideline for PTSD. Champion, Vicki // Therapy Today;Feb2009, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p39
A letter to the editor is presented in response to a letter from Anne Embury which appeared in the December 2008 issue of "Therapy Today" with regard to National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
- Post-traumatic stress disorder symptom clusters in Turkish child and adolescent trauma survivors. Aydin Bal; Jensen, Bryant // European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;Oct2007, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p449
This study identified post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom clusters in Turkish children and adolescents who experienced the 1999 Marmara Earthquake, which was classified as one of the worldï¿½s six deadliest earthquakes in the 20th century. Two hundred ninety three children and...
- Trauma researchers seek drugs tailored for PTSD. Pfeiffer, Naomi // Drug Topics;4/15/2002, Vol. 146 Issue 8, p30
Deals with the efforts of trauma researchers to seek drugs tailored for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Information on the physiological effect of the drugs paroxetin and sertraline; Symptoms of PTSD; Statistics on U.S. adults afflicted with the disease.
- Post-traumatic stress disorder following military combat or peace keeping. Gabriel, Roger; Neal, Leigh A // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/9/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7333, p340
Presents a number of case reports concerning psychological or somatic dysfunction following military conflict, which may hide post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Patient who was involved in a helicopter crash over Northern Ireland; Nurse who experienced PTSD after surviving exploding...
- The Work of Indebtedness: The Traumatic Present of Late Capitalist Chile. Han, Clara // Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry;Jun2004, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p169
In political and biomedical discourses, ï¿½posttraumatic stress disorderï¿½ has become a set of organizing concepts for trauma and traumatic memory. These concepts, however, are predicated on an understanding of traumatic memory as a discrete etiological event that, when reexperienced, is...
- Critical perspectives on research on post-traumatic stress disorder and implications for the South African context. Edwards, David // Journal of Psychology in Africa;2005, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p117
This article introduces a special issue of the Journal of Psychology in Africa on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Africa and particularly in South Africa and examines the critical debate that has surrounded PTSD research. It begins with an examination of the meaning of the term trauma,...
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Ursano, Robert J. // New England Journal of Medicine;1/10/2002, Vol. 346 Issue 2, p130
Editorial. Discusses post-traumatic stress disorder. How this disorder is a probable outcome for many people who were directly exposed to the events of September 11, 2001; Symptoms of the disorder; Need for changes in the health care system; Way that terrorism can cause trauma in people.