Research will be used to inform screening, prevention and intervention in maternity care The biggest risk factors for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in response to events of childbirth are depression in pregnancy and negative experiences during birth, according to a study by academics at City University London, University of Sussex and Linköping University. The meta-analysis.. read more →

Although traumatic events such as bereavement, heartbreak and redundancy can lead to psychological damage and even post-traumatic stress disorder, the same can be said for a person who experiences no major life upheavals. Indeed, some hardship is beneficial in the long run and helps us cope with life’s ups and downs… BEREAVEMENT How to cope.. read more →

  A new study published in the journal “Depression and Anxiety” reveals that women who suffer from post-traumatic disorder (PTSD) may experience a reduction in symptoms during pregnancy, FOX News reports. Researchers from the University of Michigan Medical School and School of Nursing analyzed 319 women with previously diagnosed PTSD through pregnancy and post-partum, all.. read more →

A new study from Northwestern University takes a unique controlled look at the impact of bullying on LGBT youth and finds that there are severe long-term consequences that result from it. In particular, LGBT youth face mental health concerns like major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) long after their exposure to bullying ends. Lead.. read more →

16 Nov 2016
November 16, 2016

PTSD: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)

  We already brought you part one of this informative article about PTSD, and now we’re back with part two. Since post-traumatic stress disorder is a lot more common than people realize, it’s a good idea for people to have a better understanding of it. Here are some interesting facts about PTSD. Number Eight: People.. read more →