7 Ways the Brain Responds to Traumatic Events

7 Ways the Brain Responds to Traumatic Events

Have you ever wondered how the brain responds to traumatic events? Thanks to decades of research and the advent of medical imaging techniques, mental health care professionals have more answers to that question than ever before. This month’s video for Rising...
The Surprising Causes of PTSD in Children

The Surprising Causes of PTSD in Children

Who wants to believe that kids, even very young ones, can develop PTSD? I certainly don’t. But as my family knows, many children do develop PTSD. And because children are small and vulnerable and dependent, the causes of PTSD in children can be very surprising....
Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 2

Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 2

PTSD in a mental illness not understood by many people. People who do know about PTSD in children often have many misconceptions about it. While writing, Does My Child Have PTSD? I discovered 10 common myths and misconceptions about PTSD in children. In my latest...
Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 1

Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 1

What comes to your mind when you hear about PTSD in children? This childhood mental illness is not well known to the general public. That’s why there’s a good chance that some of your first thoughts are misconceptions. While writing, Does My Child Have...