Stress and Trauma
See also Abuse, Anxiety, OCD, Panic Attacks, Phobias, ....really the entire Self-Help section here at Psych Web is relevant to treating stress, because if people are seeking help, there are probably experiencing negative emotions, which is what makes an event stressful. The links below are to sites dealing with the overall concept of stress, trauma, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, plus a few pages devoted to stress-causing events (like terrorism) which do not fit into other self-help categories.
- David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages ["The Trauma Information Pages focus primarily on emotional trauma and traumatic stress, including PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)"]
- Developmental Traumatology: Neurobiological Development in Maltreated Children With PTSD From Psychiatric Times
- Gift From Within"An International Nonprofit Organization for Survivors of Trauma and Victimization"
- The Impact of Terrorism and Disasters on Children APA (American Psychological Association) briefing sheet from APA online
- ISTSS Public Education Pamphlets From the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Topics included the following as of 2004:
- What Is Traumatic Stress?
- When a Friend or Loved One Has Been Traumatized
- Mass Disasters, Trauma, and Loss
- Sudden Traumatic Loss
- Trauma and Relationships
- Indirect Trauma (for providers)
- Traumatic Stress and Substance Abuse Problems
- Intimate Partner Violence
- Children and Trauma
- What Is ISTSS?
- The Medical Basis of Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Sleep problems, and Drug Use." Includes a Stress Scale.
- National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) "Created within the Department of Veterans Affairs [U.S.] in 1989... Its mission was, and remains: To advance the clinical care and social welfare of America's veterans through research, education, and training in the science, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD and stress-related disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) -- (From the NIMH: National Institutes of Mental Health in the U.S.)
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Bibliography["An annotated list of books and articles about the emotional aftershocks of rape, incest, child abuse, street crime, family violence, war, Holocaust, racial violence, political terror, and other forms of psychological trauma."]
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder -- AACAP Facts for Families Brochure #70
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder -- articles in Psychiatric Times, a comprehensive online magazine:
- PTSD information"Four national and international organizations are here to help, with articles, references, web-links..."
- Reminiscences of Hans Selye, and the Birth of "Stress" By Paul J. Rosch, M.D., F.A.C.P. Interesting historical information on the founder of the Stress concept
- Stress -- AACAP Facts for Families Brochure #66
- Stress Education Center "We offer consulting on Stress Management, Parenting, and Leadership Development. Our books-tapes, classes, and seminars have served hundreds of thousands of people since 1978."
- StressFocus.com "Stressfocus.com is an information hub with valuable information on stress, its causes, symptoms along with the right solution to overcome stress by easiest and affordable methods"
- The StressGroup "StressGroup.com is devoted to providing information that anyone can use to help themselves with stress, anxiety, depression, anger management and much more."
- Stress Less "We created Stress Less to provide you a convenient, credible source to purchase the best stress reduction products and programs available."
- Stress Management and Emotional Wellness Links Interesting, comprehensive link list. Includes Cognitive Approaches (including humor), Relaxation Techniques, Situational Approaches such as time management, links to organizations, more
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