People who experienced trauma faced greater cognitive decline as they aged as compared to people who didn't face trauma, a new study shows.
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"...we are already mistrustful of law enforcement, watching police kill individuals who look like us or members of our families is traumatic."
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"A journey mindset helps us focus on the incremental changes and growth we accumulate along the way."
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The right outreach "can play a critical role in identifying and linking children at risk of PTSD to early intervention mental health programs."
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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
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COVID-19 appears to be negatively affecting the mental health of the general population, health care workers, and patients.
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COVID-19 is traumatizing nurses. Yet nurses have suffered trauma for decades, often due to insufficient resources, and changes within the field have been slow.
June 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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COVID-19 patients are spending weeks in intensive care units, isolated and alone, knowing they have a disease that doctors don't fully understand. It's a recipe for post-traumatic stress disorder.
May 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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