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Are COVID-19 Patients at Risk for PTSD?

Recent research on post-traumatic stress and COVID-19 treatment. Written by James Fisher 04 April 2020 With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting so many around the world, mandatory quarantines are taking place for those who test positive for the coronavirus. Communities have come to a screeching halt in the practice of social distancing. The world is going online for remote

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The lasting impact of childhood trauma on current health

The lasting impact of childhood trauma on current health If you experienced trauma as a child, you are not alone. In a landmark 1998 study, two-thirds of respondents reported having a traumatic experience in their early years. The study also revealed a link between childhood trauma and poor health later in life. Trauma results from

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A guide to complex PTSD

Most of us have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder. The condition was first recognised in war veterans but it can be caused by a number of traumatic experiences, such as a car accident, an assault, or a near-death experience. There is another form of PTSD that is less well known: complex PTSD. Complex PTSD is

Somatic Therapy and EMDR for PTSD and Trauma

Somatic Therapy for PTSD Article by Dr Arielle Schwartz Somatic therapy facilitate resolution of trauma and PTSD responses. We can’t always think our way out of traumatic experiences. One of the biggest issues that we face as human beings is that we can feel trapped by our own physical and emotional states. These are the

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Study Suggests PTSD patients “should consider concurrent treatment with evidence-based psychotherapy”

In Study of Veterans, Psychotherapy Most Significant Predictor of PTSD Recovery Results of a retrospective study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry found that although off-label prescribing for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was effective across several medications, concurrent evidence-based psychotherapy was the only predictor of diagnostic improvement. PTSD patients “should consider concurrent treatment with evidence-based psychotherapy“ Meta-analyses

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Survey finds one third of UK employees are dealing with anxiety, depression, or stress

One third of UK employees are dealing with anxiety, depression, or stress By Ellen Scott A survey of 2,000 British workers in junior and senior roles has found that 34% of us are dealing with anxiety, depression, or stress. Management consultancy firm PwC asked British people in a range of different jobs to answer questions about

Reasons why psychotherapy might be the right choice for you

Reasons why psychotherapy might be the right choice for you Original article posted on the American Psychological Association website. by Dr. Katherine Nordal on September 24th, 2012 1. You learn to work through your own problems. We’ve all heard the expression, “Give a man fish, he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he’ll eat for a lifetime.” That’s

One third of UK professionals suffer from anxiety or depression

A third of UK professionals suffer from anxiety or depression 15 January 2018 by Owen Gough More than a third (35.2 per cent) of the nation’s workers are suffering from mental health issues, with four in ten (42.9 per cent) admitting that their job is a key contributor to these feelings. That’s according to the

5 Ways To Manage Anxiety In The Workplace

5 Ways To Manage Anxiety In The Workplace Source: Huffington Post written by Marianne Stenger Have you ever turned down a promotion or other important career opportunity because it involved public speaking or travelling to another city? Although everyone deals with stress in the workplace, for individuals with an anxiety disorder, these daily stressors can

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence People who think too much may have little reason to worry. Recent studies have shown that there is a link between anxiety and intelligence and it is a positive one. Scientists found that people who worry a lot do so because they experience “high levels of

15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep Counsellor in Manchester

15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep Counsellor In the short-term medication can be an appropriate choice to help you get to sleep.  Particularly if you just need to get through a short but difficult time. However using medication to help you sleep in the long-term can potentially make things much worse.  Depending on the

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Large Study Finds Talk Therapy, Not Medication Best for Social Anxiety Disorder – Inner Changes Counselling and Psychotherapy Manchester

Large Study Finds Talk Therapy, Not Medication Best for Social Anxiety Disorder While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that talking therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped. Social anxiety disorder is a

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Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stages

Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stages by PsychCentral | July 3, 2016 The stages of mourning and grief are universal and are experienced by people from all walks of life. Mourning occurs in response to an individual’s own terminal illness, the loss of a close relationship, or to the death of a valued

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Women and people under the age of 35 at greatest risk of anxiety

Women are almost twice as likely to experience anxiety as men, according to a review of existing scientific literature, led by the University of Cambridge. The study also found that people from Western Europe and North America are more likely to suffer from anxiety than people from other cultures. The review, published today in the

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Rising numbers of anxious students need counselling and support for mental health problems

Rising numbers of anxious students need counselling and support for mental health problems By Sean Coughlan – 30 September 2015 – BBC News Record numbers of students are beginning university this term, making the big emotional step of a new independent life, with many living away from home for the first time. But there are warnings

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