Mothers who have suffered childhood abuse, neglect or other traumatic experiences are more unwilling to talk to their children about the child's emotional experiences, according to a new study.
Researchers found that victims of child abuse develop a unique type of post traumatic stress disorder when compared to people who develop the disorder from traumatic events later on in life.
Many animal rights groups recommend that pet owners spay or neuter their dogs in order to help control the size of the pet population.
Here's a warning for soon-to-be fathers who insist on witnessing the birth of their children: there's a chance you'll end up getting diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.
A new research says that there are currently no evidence-based therapies that can help children and teens deal with psychological stress after witnessing a traumatic event.
For about a week, the nation has been captivated by the saga of little Ethan, who was held a tiny bunker in Alabama with his abductor.
Clinicians will be able to find out which trauma patient has a greater risk of dying by performing a routine blood test.
A new study has attempted to draw attention to the effects of repeated exposure to violent images like those of a terrorist attack, or a war, and concluded that it leads to long lasting physical and mental consequences. The new UC Irvine study focused on the lingering effects of repeated exposure to images of 'collective traumas' in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults. "I would not advocate restricting nor censoring war images for the psychological well-being of the public," said study author Roxane Cohen Silver, UCI professor of psychology & social behavior, medicine and public health.