Monthly Archives: May 2016

At last, Sarah feels free after post-traumatic battle.

Most young people spend time in their late teens and early 20s at parties, pubs and clubs – probably a little more time than they would care to admit. But for Sarah Hardiman that period of growing up was largely … Continue reading

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Psychiatrist Says Children Exposed To Trauma, Risk Developing Disorder

Discussion in ‘Metro News‘ started by Kenneth Chimaobi A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Femi Adeoye, on Friday said that children exposed to sexual abuse and domestic violence would have chances of developing Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Adeoye, a Consultant at the … Continue reading

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Psychiatrist Says Children Exposed To Trauma, Risk Developing Disorder

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Femi Adeoye, on Friday said that children exposed to sexual abuse and domestic violence would have chances of developing Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Adeoye, a Consultant at the Federal Neuro-psychiatrist Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, said this in … Continue reading

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UVA Students Continue Dialogue on Sexual Assault, PTSD, and Irresponsible Journalism

In the wake of Rolling Stone renouncing its own story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, some students say that Jackie, the undergraduate at the center of the storm, has been abused– this time by the … Continue reading

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Some Kennedys Are Unhappy With Patrick’s Book

Patrick Kennedy memoir about family, addiction, mental illness creates rift among family. A new memoir by Patrick Kennedy takes a hard look at his life, and how he and family members including his father struggled with substance abuse and mental … Continue reading

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Trauma can affect a child’s developing brain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I endured some physical and emotional abuse as a child. Could this explain why I struggle with anxiety as an adult? DEAR READER: Sigmund Freud and many other psychiatrists surely thought so. Indeed, exploring the experiences of … Continue reading

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The Mothers Who Can’t Escape the Trauma of Childbirth

By: ILANA E. STRAUSS For some women, the psychological toll of childbirth leads to a form of PTSD—distinct from postpartum depression—that follows them into new motherhood. Whenever Sarah sees a Facebook post of a smiling friend holding a newborn baby, she … Continue reading

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