Trauma

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).  
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).
The themes of remembrance, youth and education will be at the centre of Britain’s commemoration of the centenary of the First World War, a minister told the House of Lords yesterday.
Psychological therapies may benefit children suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Bullying can lead to symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research has found.
Children with pre-existing anxiety disorders are more likely to be affected by the media, according to new research.
This event is fully booked.
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is an active, multi-dimensional, empirically validated psychological treatment for resolving the emotional sequelae of traumatic events and for treating anxiety-based disorders caused by trauma,
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