Confessions of a Serial InsomniacTop Rated 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 -
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Gift From Within - PTSD ResourcesTop Rated 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/ -
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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/ -
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Trauma & DissociationTop Rated 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/ -
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Trauma Info PagesTop Rated 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/ -
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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 -
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Info-TraumaTop Rated 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.
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 -
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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/ -
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