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Syria's Grinding War Takes Toll On Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: Syria, war, Syrian chlldren, trauma, PTSD, horrors, 2 million children displaced, workshop for conflict zones, Alexandra Chen )

- 1674 days ago -
Trauma experts "need to know enough to understand exactly what's going on in the brain of the children they are working with," Chen says of her trainees. Her course stresses the science of severe trauma, which can be toxic for the brain.
Number of Young People in Nursing Homes Rising
Health & Wellness  (tags: nursing home, young residents, inappropriate enviironment, morbid surroundings, trauma, injury, disability, getting out of nursing home, home health care, advocates, young nursing home residents up 22% )

- 2691 days ago -
"It's just a depressing place to live," Martin says. "I'm stuck here. You don't have no privacy at all. People die around you all the time. It starts to really get depressing because all you're seeing is negative, negative, negative."
40 Excellent Blogs for PTSD Support
Health & Wellness  (tags: PTSD, Therapy, Trauma, Health, Medical )

- 2785 days ago -
Use these resources as a stepping stone towards stability and peace, though please understand that none of the advice provided here takes the place of professional therapy.
In Haiti, Mental Aftershocks Could Be Far-Reaching
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, Haiti, trauma, humans, interesting, illness )

- 3049 days ago -
As Haitians struggle to recover from the devastation of Tuesday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake, mental health experts caution that the most severe psychological effects won't take form until individuals' situations stabilize.
Anxiety, Stress, Fear, Anger; Psychology of   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: stress, management, relief, anxiey, fear, anger, disorder, mental, health, reduction, ptsd, trauma, psychology, nutrition, about )

- 3686 days ago -
Stress is an emotional reaction of anger or anxiety. The effects of stress on your physical health, mental health and emotional health.
Stuffed Animals May Ease War-Related Stress in Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: help, nurture, stuffed toy, animal, children, health, caring, tel aviv, lebanon, war, stress, trauma, stress, research, israel, avi sadeh, university, hezbollah )

- 3783 days ago -
Caring for a stuffed animal appears to alleviate stress signs in young children exposed to traumatic or stressful life events, Israeli researchers report. "Shifting attention from oneself to others can be very healthy for individuals under stressful..
Art Draws Out Anguish of Traumatised Youngsters
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, trauma, children, artwork )

- 3945 days ago -
Wherever children are traumatised, giving them a pen and paper and asking them to draw what they feel is one of the best forms of therapy. It has been used in every kind of war zone - from abusive families to international conflicts.
Circumcision's Adverse Impact on Breastfeeding Initiation
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, health, circumcision, breastfeeding, trauma )

- 4036 days ago -
Medical authorities agree that there are no medical indications for circumcision in the newborn. Circumcision is non-therapeutic,unnecessary & does not promote child health.Traumatic and stressful events in infancy interfere with breastfeeding success.
Human Medical Experiments Go Terribly Wrong in "Nightmare" TGN1412 Drug Trial
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, medicine, risks, SideEffects, treatment, vaccines, trauma, government, ethics, drugs, doctors )

- 4091 days ago -
We told ya so" just doesn't cut it. Barely ten days after Truth Publishing warned the public about the dangers of medical experimentation on humans, a disastrous pharmaceutical experiment has left six men fighting for their lives.
Suicide, Depression Skyrocket In Katrina Trailer Parks
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, trauma, children, healthcare )

- 4091 days ago -
50 percent of respondents met criteria for Major Depressive Disorder, more than seven times the U.S. national rate. -- Since displacement, reported suicides are 15 times the rate in the rest of Louisiana and suicide attempts are 79 times greater.

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