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Confessions of a Serial Insomniac
A survivor of childhood sexual abuse and abandonment candidly discusses her life in therapy for borderline personality disorder and complex PTSD with psychotic and dissociative features, major depression and social anxiety. Searingly honest, tragically witty and with an engaging, intelligent writing style, this is an award-winning and popular blog that anyone with any connection to mental illness should be able to enjoy.
http://serialinsomniac.com - 14-Jun-2010 - Hits: 1327 - Rate This | Details
Gift From Within - PTSD Resources
Gift From Within is an international non-profit organization dedicated to help those who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD, and those who care for traumatized individuals. Their philosophy is to rekindle hope and restore dignity to trauma survivors.
http://www.giftfromwithin.org/ - 1-Oct-2004 - Hits: 2216 - Rate This | Details
Journey Through Grief
Learn the various ways of coping and dealing with grief, trauma, loss and sorrow, from grief poems through to the making of memory books.
http://www.journey-through-grief.com/ - 8-Jun-2009 - Hits: 1045 - Rate This | Details
Mood & Anxiety Disorders Program
A federally sponsored (NIMH) Research Program, this Web site acts as a resource for finding clinical trials for Depression, Panic, PTSD, and Bipolar disorders, for all populations: children, adolescents, and adults.
http://intramural.nimh.nih.gov/ - 25-May-2002 - Hits: 2889 - Rate This | Details
National Center for PTSD
What is the National Center for PTSD?
We are the center of excellence for research & education on the prevention, understanding, and treatment of PTSD. We have seven divisions across the country. Although we provide no direct clinical care, our purpose is to improve the well-being and understanding of American veterans. We conduct cutting edge research and apply resultant findings to: "Advance Science and Promote Understanding of Traumatic Stress." The premier online resource for information, organizations, and resources related to PTSD.
http://www.ptsd.va.gov/ - 5-Feb-2000 - Hits: 3460 - Rate This | Details
Trauma & Dissociation
A national non-profit organization devoted to education, advocacy and research related to the early recognition and treatment of trauma-related stress in children and the understanding and treatment of adults suffering from trauma-generated disorders.
http://www.sidran.org/ - 5-Feb-2000 - Hits: 7652 - Rate This | Details
Trauma Info Pages
A great set of resources that focus primarily on emotional trauma and traumatic stress, including PTSD, whether following individual traumatic experience(s) or a large-scale disaster. Kept up-to-date regularly and the amount of useful information found in them is sometimes overwhelming. But with a simple and logical organization combined with a pleasant reading background, they are a joy to discover. The information is written by a licensed psychologist, so it's trustworthy and accurate.
http://www.trauma-pages.com/ - 5-Feb-2000 - Hits: 4246 - Rate This | Details
What Is Psychological Trauma?
An article from the Sidran Foundation describing trauma, trauma survivors, the changes they go through, and how they attempt to cope with traumatic events in their lives. Can help us understand what others are going through in order to better help them.
http://www.sidran.org/sub.cfm?contentID=88§ionid=4 - 12-Sep-2001 - Hits: 2011 - Rate This | Details
Icahn School of Medicine: Traumatic Stress Studies Program
The Mount Sinai Traumatic Stress Studies Program is comprehensive evaluation and treatment for trauma survivors and their families by experienced professionals. A helpful resource that describes various methods to treat PTSD and related disorders.
http://icahn.mssm.edu/departments-and-institutes/psychiatry/divisions/traumatic-stress-studies-division - 2-Nov-2001 - Hits: 935 - Rate This | Details
A frank, interactive and well written account of dissociative identity disorder resulting from ritual abuse in childhood.
http://faithallen.wordpress.com/ - 14-Jun-2010 - Hits: 516 - Rate This | Details
Conversations from Penn State: Charles Figley
From the Penn State University website, an interview with psychologist Charles Figley, in which he discusses the field of traumatology. He also discusses the cost to those who treat the traumatized, and his personal experiences with compassion fatigue. You also can find up top in a toolbar other very interesting talks from other Penn State notables, discussing such things as being an autistic adult, sports-related head injuries, being an investigative reporter, and even covering the White House.
http://conversations.psu.edu/episodes/charles_figley - 30-Jul-2013 - Hits: 145 - Rate This | Details
Info-Trauma is an interactive, video-based website that provides information to anyone who has experienced a trauma in their life. It offers informative articles on trauma and its treatment. The site also offers an online trauma quiz.
The site is produced in collaboration with the Douglas Mental Health Institute and McGill University. You should also check out the blog from Douglas Mental Health Institute (although it is in French).
http://www.info-trauma.org/ - 17-Dec-2009 - Hits: 323 - Rate This | Details
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
ISTSS is an international, interdisciplinary professional organization that promotes advancement and exchange of knowledge about traumatic stress. This includes understanding the scope and consequences of traumatic exposure; preventing traumatic events and ameliorating their consequences; advocating for the field of traumatic stress. ISTSS members come from a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings around the world, including public and private health facilities, private practice, universities, non-university research foundations and from many different cultural backgrounds.
http://www.istss.org - 16-Apr-2013 - Hits: 164 - Rate This | Details
Issues and Answers on the Home Front
Dr. Cantrell specializes in trauma with her primary work encompassing therapeutic counseling for war veterans and their families.
http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/Issues-and-Answers-on-the-Home-Front-Military-PTSD.html - 30-Jan-2008 - Hits: 241 - Rate This | Details
Meetup PTSD Philadelphia
This is a group dedicated to empowering and affirming those suffering with PTSD. It's a place where survivors can speak honestly and openly with people going through similar situations.
http://www.meetup.com/ptsdphiladelphia - 26-Jan-2010 - Hits: 579 - Rate This | Details
NIMH - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Trials
Featured studies include only those currently recruiting participants. They are listed according to the date they were added to the ClinicalTrials.gov registry, with the most recent studies appearing first.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/trials/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd.shtml - 29-Dec-2005 - Hits: 543 - Rate This | Details
NIMH Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
NIMH Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-easy-to-read/index.shtml - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 563 - Rate This | Details
The Trauma Therapist Podcast
The Trauma Therapist Podcast interviews master trauma therapists from all over the world with the goal of inspiring and educating therapists interested in learning about both trauma-informed treatment and what's involved with becoming a trauma therapist.
http://www.westcoasttraumaproject.com/podcasts - 30-Dec-2014 - Hits: 42 - Rate This | Details
Traumatic Incident Reduction Association (TIRA)
Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) is a brief, one-on-one, non-hypnotic, person-centered technique for alleviating the effects of traumatic stress. TIR has been demonstrated to be effective on a wide variety of traumatic stress survivors including Vietnam veterans, domestic violence survivors, children, and others. This site provides background information, training information, theory, and pointers to research projects about TIR.
http://www.TIR.org/ - 23-Nov-2004 - Hits: 500 - Rate This | Details
Understanding Complex Trauma, Complex Reactions, and Treatment Approaches by Christine A. Courtois, PhD
What is complex trauma and what makes it different from other forms of psychological trauma? Complex trauma generally refers to traumatic stressors that are interpersonal, that is, they are premeditated, planned, and caused by other humans, such as violating and/or exploitation of another person.
http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/cptsd-understanding-treatment.html - 14-Jun-2010 - Hits: 737 - Rate This | Details
West Coast Trauma Project
This site is dedicated to raising the awareness of trauma and helping trauma therapists by providing free resources. Website also hosts a trauma therapist podcast, built around inspiring interviews with master trauma therapists.
http://www.westcoasttraumaproject.com/home1 - 22-Dec-2014 - Hits: 55 - Rate This | Details