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Post-traumatic stress disorder

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View Resource David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages

The Trauma Information Pages, provided by psychologist David Baldwin, provide information about traumatic stress for clinicians and researchers in the field. The pages include information on trauma symptoms, connections to trauma resources including full text articles and an EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) bibliography, general support information including grief, stress, and...

http://www.trauma-pages.com/
View Resource The National Institute of Mental Health Educational Resources

The National Institute of Mental Health provides this resource in order to improve public and professional awareness of anxiety disorders. Disorders covered include Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Phobias, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. At the heart of the site is the Library section, featuring five full text brochures at this time. In addition,...

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/index.shtml
View Resource Daily Lesson Plan: Fighting the War in Your Head

This Daily Lesson Plan from The New York Times Learning Network offers a fascinating exploration of the work of psychiatrist Dr. Jonathon Shay, whose approach to treating soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder is "part neuroscience, part evolutionary theory, part psychiatric empathy, and part Homer." The lesson plan -- for grades 6-8 and 9-12 -- centers on a recent New York Times...

https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2003/03/11/fighting-the-w...
View Resource National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

In response to a Congressional mandate, the Department of Veterans Affairs created the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in 1989 "to address the needs of veterans with military-related PTSD". Over the past sixteen years, the Center has created a cornucopia of helpful resources on this subject, including fact sheets, research papers, and handbooks. Many of these items are available...

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/
View Resource Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event

This very helpful website addresses the toll disasters can have on mental health and provides healthy ways to cope. The site includes information on how parents can talk to their children, teachers can talk to their students, and how adults can talk to each other about a disaster. One good place to start is the link "Tips for Talking About Disasters", which is located under the heading titled...

https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/index.asp
View Resource American RadioWorks: What Killed Sergeant Gray

The American RadioWorks website offers the opportunity to "Listen" online, "Download", or "Read" the transcript of a puzzling and heartrending story about a young American soldier, Sergeant Gray, who served in the Iraq war for a year, but died a strange death once he got back from Iraq. The story details his mother's search for the cause of death of her son, and learns that Post-traumatic Stress...

http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/vets/