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Psychological Trauma

Definition of traumaTrauma is an individual’s response to an emotionally distressing and unexpected event which overwhelms their capacity to manage. It can be a single event or enduring activity, which completely overwhelms the individual’s ability to manage the emotions associated with the experience. Traumatic events shatter an individual’s assumptions of trust, and shake the basis of their beliefs about safety. •Research has clearly demonstrated the link between severe abuse and traumatic...

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Exploring Psychological Trauma and Its Affects

Exploring psychological trauma and its affects Eng. 220, Spring 2011 Psychological trauma is a type of damage to the psyche that occurs as a result of a traumatic event. In “Mending by Sallie Bingham”, the reader can find that the narrator has dealt with a trauma, and the pain that arises is a lot. Same situations occur with Pat Staten, and her father, as well as Jane Lazzare. In each of the short stories, the reader can find that the author or narrator has suffered with psychological trauma and the...

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Psychological Trauma and Andrea

Based on the case study, her diagnosis is as follows: 309.81 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, With Dissociative Symptoms (F43.10) 300.82 Somatic Symptom Disorder V62.89 Victim of Crime (Z65.4) Rationale Hansell and Damour (2008) explain stress disorder trauma as an emotionally overcoming experience where either real or apparent likelihood of loss of life or grave injury to self or a significant other. The DSM (APA, 2013) explains that a client who experiences PTSD must face one or more of the following...

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Sexual Trauma Study Notes

1. TRAUMA, SEXUAL TRAUMA & COUNSELLING 1.1 DEFINING STRESS, CRISES & TRAUMA Stress • A strain we feel at different times/in different situations • Set of external forces impinging on the person (unemployment, crime, etc) • Set of psychological & physiological reactions (racing heart, sweating palms etc) • Can be opportunity for growth - The spark that pushes us into action • The extent to which an individual experiences stress depends on the event, together with the individual’s personality...

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Childhood Trauma

Running  head:  CHILDHOOD  TRAUMA  AND  ITS  IMPACT     Childhood Trauma And Its Impact On The Brain       The nature versus nurture debate in human development is longstanding with many opposing viewpoints. However, numerous studies have confirmed that the maturation and development of the brain has a “reciprocal relationship with the environment” (Wilson, Hansen & Li, 2001). With the brain developing at its fastest rate in childhood, it is...

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Psychological Debriefing: Pros and Cons

Psychological Debriefing: Pros and Cons Psychological debriefing (PD), is an intervention process in which trauma survivors are urged to recount and relive the incident in order to avoid long-term consequences and traumatic stress responses (Halgin, 2009, p. 59). The method used in this process is Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) and more recently, Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM). However, there are those who oppose the use of psychological debriefing, stating that...

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Trauma Theory and Process

 Trauma Theory and Process Paul Gendreau New England College Abstract This paper will review trauma-related events, theory and process and the impact this has upon stabilization, treatment and planning for care. This form of counseling must be developmentally and culturally appropriate as well as individualized. Effective intervention can prevent post-traumatic stress syndrome and assist normal mourning processes associated with any losses experienced. These prevention...

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Childhood Trauma

Childhood Trauma Family violence is always disheartening. Childhood sexual abuse is by far the worse. There are many forms of childhood sexual abuse. The sexual abuse can involve seduction by a beloved relative or it can be a violent act committed by a stranger. Childhood sexual trauma causes psychological, interpersonal, and behavioral. This paper will show a first account of the impact of childhood trauma. Family History Jewel grew up in turmoil. She found out from...

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Developmental Delays and Trauma

 Developmental Delays and Trauma Mukia Myrick Coun 502 4/5/2014 Developmental delays and trauma Developmental delays is when your child does not reach their developmental milestones at the projected times. It is an ongoing major or minor delay in the course of development. Developmental delays can have many different causes. There are many types of Developmental delays in children; they include problems with language or speech, vision, movement (motor skills)...

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Psychological Disorder and Treatment

Psychological Disorders and Treatment: By Diane Roger-Arroya Psy124 unit 9 Assignment June 18, 2013 A psychological disorder is also known as a mental disorder. A pattern of behavioral or psychological symptoms that impact multiple life areas and/or create distress for the person experiencing these symptoms is what psychological disorder. Examples of psychological disorder are bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and Schizophrenia are some to name. With the proper diagnosis a client...

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