Trauma-focused psychotherapy is one of the best PTSD treatments. New research clarifies how it actually works to change the brain.
Jan. 27, 2021 • ~5 min
The child welfare system in the US often targets poor families for unnecessary investigations or child removals, the author of a new book argues.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~10 min
Early trauma changes metabolites in the blood, researchers find. Those changes can be passed down to the next generation, too, experiments with mice reveal.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
One in four American adults is now likely to be experiencing symptoms of depression, a threefold increase from last year.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~5 min
People who experienced trauma faced greater cognitive decline as they aged as compared to people who didn't face trauma, a new study shows.
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
Having friends as adults doesn't ease early life trauma, a new study with baboons shows.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~9 min
"...we are already mistrustful of law enforcement, watching police kill individuals who look like us or members of our families is traumatic."
July 17, 2020 • ~5 min
"A journey mindset helps us focus on the incremental changes and growth we accumulate along the way."
July 16, 2020 • ~7 min
The right outreach "can play a critical role in identifying and linking children at risk of PTSD to early intervention mental health programs."
July 15, 2020 • ~6 min
As the pandemic drags on, uncertainty and fears about health and safety mix with confusion and challenges tied to re-opening society. You need flexibility when picking your coping strategies.
July 13, 2020 • ~7 min