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“The Best Reporting on Children With Post-Traumatic Stress”

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This June 24, 2014 NBC10.com article offers a collection of articles from across the country discussing the issue of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in civilian children and teens here in the United States

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress.

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)



“What’s it like: To get trauma-based counseling”

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This May 11, 2014 Insurance News Net article talks about what it’s like for someone who has experienced trauma to receive counseling.  Some of the examples of trauma they listed in the article included, disaster (i.e. fire, flood tornado), rape, war, or car accident.  There are many other forms of trauma that could occur, so this is just a few of them.

looking forward ...item 2..  After blast, sist...

looking forward …item 2.. After blast, sisters share road to recovery (MAY 11, 2013) …item 3d.. Finally by Fergie … (Photo credit: marsmet548)

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“Psychologists study media’s role in stress after tragic events “

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This December 10, 2013 article on the Newsworks website talks about a study that looked at the effect of seeing images  such as those that spread across the media and internet almost instantly after the Boston Marathon bombing.


“Shopping Doesn’t Help in Face of Trauma, Researchers Say”

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This September 27, 2013 article found on the Philly.com website talks about a recent study that indicates shopping may not be the best thing to do after a traumatic experience.


“Sleep Might Help Deepen Traumatic Memories”

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This article found on Philly.com and dated January 18, 2012, talks about a recent study that may show that sleeping immediately after trauma may actually be worse than not sleeping right away after trauma regarding how embedded the memory of the trauma becomes on our minds.

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