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Trauma

  1. immigration
    After Weeks in Detention, Migrant Kids Play by Pretending to Handcuff Each OtherParents say that detention left such an impression on their children that they now play by pretending to be immigration officers.
  2. family separation policy
    Even If Families Are Reunited, They Face a New Kind of TraumaThe lasting mental-health effects of the family-separation policy.
  3. science of us
    After Being Sexually Abused, I Let Myself DeteriorateSelf-neglect is a little-discussed response to surviving childhood trauma.
  4. science of us
    Finding ‘Post-Traumatic Growth’ After Opioid Addiction Killed My MomWith the right conditions, a traumatic experience can lead to something like the opposite of PTSD. Mine helped me become a better mother.
  5. The Challenge of Healing Animals Who Suffer From PTSDFor humans who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder, talk therapy can be a key part of recovery. For other species, that’s not an option.
  6. A Traumatic Experience Can Reshape Your MicrobiomeYour gut bacteria are a reflection of your emotional history.
  7. trauma
    How Violence Warps Childhood Friendships in ChicagoMost kids simply gravitate toward peers who are similar to them. In violent parts of Chicago, children need to be a lot more deliberate.
  8. ptsd
    Gun Violence Takes a Brutal Psychological Toll on KidsEven kids who aren’t directly affected can be haunted by posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms for years.
  9. PTSD
    Three Things You Should Know About Trigger WarningsLet’s bring some science into this conversation.
  10. What Happens Next for the Orlando Shooting Survivors?The many forces that shape a person’s response to trauma.
  11. Animals Can Get PTSD, TooHumans aren’t the only ones who deal with trauma. We’re also not the only ones who can continue suffering long afterward.
  12. trigger warnings
    Is There Any Evidence Trigger Warnings Are Actually a Big Deal?In a new survey, the vast majority of professors who responded have never had to deal with trigger warnings at all.
  13. sexual assault
    What a New Survey Can — and Can’t — Tell Us About Campus Sexual AssaultWhy it’s so hard to get solid numbers.
  14. 3 Things Research Tells Us About Bowe BergdahlThis will not be an easy return for him.
  15. first person
    The Childhood Molestation I Don’t RememberIf I’d never found out, would I still be traumatized?