Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Traumatic events commonly lead to a range of mental health consequences, from adjustment reactions to chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Various factors affect mental health outcomes following disasters, including demographics of the...

Self-criticism, rumination, and thought suppression are frequently associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD; Bennett & Wells, 2010), as is depression (Krupnick et al., 2008). There is evidence that self-compassion is negatively...

Typical methods of trauma treatment are changing from the traditional approach involving chemical treatments for the body and mind to a more holistic approach—treating the body, mind, and spirit. More and more, complementary and...

Should you make your kids talk about a tragic event like the Boston Marathon bombing? Should you let them watch or listen to the news? What do you do when your child tells you he or she is scared? ...

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Arrival & Check-In 

6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m. Dinner

8:00 p.m.–8:10 p.m. Conference Welcome & Introduction

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The number of veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is alarmingly high, and growing on a daily basis. In response to the growing need for support above and beyond what the current system is equipped to provide, Omega...

According to anthropologist and shaman Hank Wesselman, it is not enough to suppress the effects of illness with medication. For true healing to occur, the causes of the illness...

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