Trauma

Women who experience domestic abuse are significantly more likely to experience postpartum mental health issues than mothers who do not, according to a new study.
Soldiers who have returned home from conflict zones may be facing identity struggles that could have a negative impact on their mental health as they transition to civilian life.
Campaigners are urging the Government to criminalise types of psychological abuse to save more victims of domestic violence.
Humanitarian organisations are not doing enough to protect aid workers from the psychological effects of the suffering they witness during assignments, a psychologist has argued.
The mental health of UK soldiers is stronger than that of their peers from the US, according to new research from King's College London (KCL).
A project has been launched that aims to reduce the number of cases of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced by patients who have stayed in hospital intensive care units (ICUs).  
Special Group For Independent Practitioners Supporting the needs of independent practitioners to combine competently and ethically their psychological practice with the necessity to develop and maintain a business.
Repeatedly viewing media images of disturbing events such as terrorist attacks could have a negative effect on people's mental health, according to a new
As a tragedy unfolds, only the callous or gauche would joke about it. Yet with time, topics previously off limits come to be seen as fair game for humour.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) put people at a greater risk of early death than the general population even when they appear to have fully recovered, according to a new stud
People who experience the effects of war early in their lives are likely to seek greater solidarity within their group and do all they can to ensure equality between members is achieved. New
Soldiers and other service members whose mental health is negatively affected by conflict could see their symptoms improved through the use of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a new
The Royal College of Physicians has today launched new guidelines on the diagnosis and management of people with prolonged disorders of consciousness. They should help healthcare staff, families, carers, friends and others understand the clinical, ethical and legal issues surrounding the care of these patients.
This workshop will provide ways of working with complex trauma, dissociation and the body. 
The latest version of the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) controversial diagnostic code - "the DSM-5" - continues the check-list approach used in previous editions.
A British Journal of Surgery podcast has touched on the psychological effects on surgeons when things go wrong in the operating theatre.
Soldiers who have experienced active service may be less likely to suffer from depression if they receive cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).
New mental health care guidance after trauma has been released by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Last night’s Panorama, “Broken by Battle”, looked at the psychological toll of the conflict in Afghanistan.
Welcome to the website for our 2014 Annual Conference to be held on 7-9 May in Birmingham at the International Convention Centre (ICC) which is located right in the heart of England'
Due to unforseen circumstances this event has unfortunately been cancelled.  A rare opportunity to work with trainers with both personal and p
A rare opportunity to work with trainers with both personal and professional experience, awareness and skills in the understanding and treatment of complex trauma. Details Provisional timings 09:30-16:30
At least half of patients diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also suffer from depression.
The day will provide an introduction to working with the body within a talking therapy. It develops ideas that are based on the new understanding of the neurobiological substrates of trauma reactions and uses mindfulness as a tool.
The correlation between childhood trauma & increased risk of psychosis in adult life has been well documented (eg Read et al, 2005; Varese et al, 2012).
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