Trauma resolution articles, news and research.

What Type of Meditation Is Best for You?

TANIA SINGER | 2 JULY 2018 | GREATER GOOD MAGAZINE – As citizens of the 21st century, we face many problems that come with an industrialized and globalized world. We’re confronting climate change and poverty in the midst of plenty; wars and political instability are driving millions of people to leave their homes and seek refuge. At

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Stephen Porges: ‘Survivors are blamed because they don’t fight’ – The Guardian

DREW ANTHONY | 2 JUNE 2019 | THE GUARDIAN – Stephen Porges is professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina and “Distinguished University Scientist” at Indiana University, where he has created the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium. He is best known for developing polyvagal theory, which describes how visceral experiences affect the nervous system and our resulting behaviour.

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PTSD affects ‘one in 13 by age of 18’

ALEX THERRIEN | 22 FEBRUARY 2019 | BBC NEWS –  One in 13 young people in England and Wales experiences post-traumatic stress disorder by the age of 18, the first research of its kind suggests. A study of more than 2,000 18-year-olds found nearly a third had experienced trauma in childhood. And a quarter of these then

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Large study ties PTSD, acute stress to cardiovascular disease

CATHARINE PADDOCK PHD | 11 APRIL 2019 | MEDICAL NEWS TODAY –  A large Swedish population study has found strong links between psychiatric conditions that can follow extremely stressful experiences and the risk of several types of cardiovascular disease. The link between acute stress and cardiovascular symptoms may be bidirectional, suggests new research. In addition, the researchers

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