Resources Tagged With 'Stress'
Calming Trauma - How Understanding the Brain Can Help

Several parts of the brain are important in understanding how the brain and body function during trauma. It is estimated that of 100 people who have experienced trauma, 25%, or 1 in 4, will experience PTSD. That’s also 1 of every 4 burn survivors. With statistics this high, we can conclude that this is a normal response to an extreme situation and not a pathology. Why understand PTSD? Understanding PTSD and trauma gives us back our lives.

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Coping with Real, Remembered and Imagined Stress II: Exposure Methods

Recovery from a burn injury includes not only healing wounds and regaining physical function, but also reestablishing psychological wellbeing. After their injuries, burn survivors are often confronted with a host of new stressors.

Wellness Grief and Trauma Grief Trauma Getting Back to Life Stress
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Coping with Real, Remembered and Imagined Stress III: Cognitive Methods

In this third part of their series, the authors explore how our thoughts influence our feelings. It is easy to see that how we think about events can often intensify and prolong our feelings about them.

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Coping with Real, Remembered and Imagined Stress: Focusing Methods

For those who have experienced a burn injury, feelings of stress may occur when thinking about circumstances surrounding the injury, when tackling the rehabilitation process, or even when thinking about returning to your normal daily routine. This is the first of a series of articles discussing psychological approaches to managing stress.

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Psychological Distress after Burn Injury (MSKTC)

This article provides symptoms of psychological distress and strategies for the treatment of it, including psychotherapy, medication, and behavioral approaches.

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Self-Compassion:  What It Is, How It Can Help

How often do you catch yourself, saying unkind things to yourself? It seems that harsh self-judgment has become normal for many of us and we may even believe that it is the best way to motivate ourselves to do better. However, there is a better way to motivate yourself to do better, to deal with difficult situations, and to feel better in general. Self-compassion and mindfulness are linked by the growing awareness and evidence from a huge body of research that indicate that treating ourselves (and others) with kindness not only feels better but also allows us to make healthy changes and face new challenges with more success.

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