Resources Tagged With 'Trauma'
Adults Burned as Children: Buried Trauma

Many adult burn survivors who had suffered their burn injury as children and adolescents carry profound issues of unresolved loss and trauma. This negatively affects the ability to be happy, intimate, trusting, and spontaneous in life.

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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.

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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.

Wellness Grief and Trauma Trauma Stress
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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.

Wellness Grief and Trauma Resources Professionals Trauma Grief Stress Getting Back to Life
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Grief, Loss, and Healing After Burn Trauma: Helping Children

This article discusses the process of grief, it's intensity, the length of time it takes to grieve and how to help children move through it. The statements “Children are resilient” and “It is good they won’t remember this time” are both urban legends that probably developed to help adults feel better.

Wellness Grief and Trauma Parent And Child Parent Child Resources For Parents Grief Trauma Kids
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Helping the Traumatized Child to Reclaim Life

It is a well-established fact that burns and the painful and intrusive procedures required to heal them are traumatic for children as well as adults. Traumatic experiences as such as severe burns have a profound effect on the developing child and can overwhelm their coping abilities.

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Shaking Free of Stress and Trauma

Mind-Body Practices to Complement Traditional Healthcare. Many Americans, nearly 40 percent, use health care approaches developed outside of mainstream Western, or conventional, medicine for specific conditions or overall well-being, reports the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine website. TRE, known as Tension/Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE®), have been taught in 100 countries over the last 20 years. TRE has been successfully utilized by large military populations, traumatized communities exposed to natural and war-related disasters, first responders, mental health professionals, teachers, prisoners, individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder, and athletes. Designed as a self-directed method to be taught in group settings, TRE is easily learned, reproduced, and independently practiced.

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Supporting Children in Reconnecting With Parents and Siblings Changed by Burn Trauma

Trauma can derail families and challenge their most basic sense of safety in the world. Both children and parents may feel the psychological and emotional effects of trauma for months or even years after the trauma occurs. When a parent or sibling is physically and emotionally changed by traumatic injury, such as burn injury, children need appropriate assistance in confronting and accepting these changes so that they can adjust and move on with their family.

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Surviving the Holidays After a Loss: One Family’s Strategies for Coping

When Tara Stackpole's husband was killed in the 9/11 attacks, she and family had to find a way to survive the holidays.

Getting Back to Life Families and Friends Grief and Trauma James Bosch Holidays Grief Trauma Personal Stories
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Transcending Burn Trauma-The Journey From Survival to Reclaiming Your Life

Burn trauma profoundly affects all levels of our being. Therefore recovery needs to occur on all of these levels. Dealing with and healing from the psychological, emotional, and spiritual impact of burn trauma requires stamina, support, and a willingness to go through the process of grief and to let go when needed. Most of all, true healing, or transcendence of burn trauma requires a deep commitment to life on the part of the survivor.

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