Tuesday, 26 June, 2018

Tag: Dissociation & Trauma

We Need A Christ-Centred Theology Of Trauma

We Need A Christ-Centred Theology Of Trauma

At times, the magnitude of suffering in the world can seem too much. In the past year alone, we’ve been confronted by headlines of gunmen massacring concert-goers, church members, and children; entertainment executives preying upon women; a sexual predator molesting upwards of 300 girls, and police officers violently responding to unarmed civilians—and these

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Facts About Women And Trauma

Facts About Women And Trauma

Facts About Women And Trauma. Traumatic events include physical, psychological and sexual abuse; terrorism and war; domestic violence; witnessing violence against others; and accidents and natural disasters. They can result in serious stress and detrimental consequences for survivors and their families. Approximately one half (50 percent) of all individuals will

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Brain Development Influences Childhood Trauma

Childhood Trauma Influences Brain Development

Childhood Trauma Influences Brain Development. Over the last twenty years, neuroscientists studying the brain have learned how fear and trauma influence the mature brain, and more recently, the developing brain. It is increasingly clear that experience in childhood has relatively more impact on the developing child than experiences later in

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Dissociated Identity Changing Psychologists’ Definition Of Self

Dissociated Identity Changing Psychologists’ Definition Of Self

Dissociated Identity Changing Psychologists’ Definition Of Self. There are three major dissociative disorders defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published by the American Psychiatric Association: Dissociative amnesia. The main symptom is memory loss that’s more severe than normal forgetfulness and that can’t be explained by a

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Childhood Trauma And Depersonalisation

Childhood Trauma And Depersonalisation

Childhood Trauma And Depersonalisation. Depersonalisation is often related to childhood interpersonal trauma and dissociated identity disorder. Sometimes, it is used interchangeably with the term derealisation. It occurs when you persistently or repeatedly have the feeling that you are observing yourself from outside your body or you have a sense that things

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Physical Health Problems After Single Trauma Exposure.

Physical Health Problems After Single Trauma Exposure

Physical Health Problems After Single Trauma Exposure. Research has established that chronic stress, including traumatic events, leads to adverse health outcomes. The literature has primarily used two approaches: examining the effect of acute stress in a laboratory setting and examining the link between chronic stress and negative health outcomes. However,

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The Fragmented Child: Disorganized Attachment and Dissociation.

The Fragmented Child: Disorganized Attachment and Dissociation

The Fragmented Child: Disorganized Attachment and Dissociation. Dissociation is a phenomenon most people have the capacity to experience. It is a coping mechanism used to manage stressors as minor as over-stimulation or as severe as sexual abuse. As a way of coping, dissociation occurs when the brain compartmentalizes traumatic experiences to

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