Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an alteration in brain function or mental status that results from external force.
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Family members and loved ones or supporters play a critical and often underappreciated role in recovery after brain injury.
Doctors also look at whether you were disoriented and confused at the time of injury, and how long this lasted. Stress can also cause people to be confused, disoriented, or have trouble remembering what is happening.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) involves sexual contact between a child and an adult, an older youth (e.g., four or more years older), or any person perceived as having greater power or authority.
As the leadership and staff of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, we are shocked and saddened by the attack on the US Capitol and on American Democracy.
Crime is frequent, increasing, and truly democratic; it affects Americans regardless of sex, race, and age.
La agresión sexual es un crimen que se ha convertido en un problema epidémico y puede ser un evento extremadamente estresante y aterrador que puede alterar severamente el estilo de vida del sobreviviente.
La mayoría de las personas experimentan eventos estresantes, pero cuando el evento es excepcionalmente estresante puede ser llamado trauma o experiencia traumática.
Increasing attention has been devoted to intimate partner violence by the general public, government agencies, and mental health professionals over the past 50 years.
Though military personnel and veterans can experience the full range of mental health conditions, research suggests they are more likely to be diagnosed with mood and anxiety disorders, including depression, panic, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as anger-related disorders.
In panic disorder, the panic attacks are “false” alarms, because the feeling of the alarm occurs even though there is no real danger.
Most people experience stressful events, but when the event is exceptionally stressful it may be called trauma or a traumatic experience.
The effects of a cancer diagnosis and treatment may be especially upsetting for people diagnosed as adolescents and young adults.
Anyone — men, women, and even children — can be sexually assaulted.
Understanding who is at risk for suicide involves understanding the complex factors among individual differences, long-term risk factors, and short-term risk factors
Suicide Briefing Book: A resource for the media and lay people looking to better understand, write about, or talk about suicide.
Traumas in the military can occur in a variety of circumstances, at home and abroad
La ansiedad es una emoción normal y una experiencia común, y representa unas de las emociones humanas más fundamentales.
Everyone experiences stress in their lives, but when an event or series of events is exceptionally stressful, it is called a trauma or traumatic experience.
Todas las personas experimentan estrés en sus vidas, pero cuando un evento o una serie de eventos son excepcionalmente estresantes, se llama trauma o una experiencia traumática.
If someone you know has an alcohol or drug problem, whether it is your spouse, another family member, a friend, or an employee, your support can be very important in helping that person change.
Cuando hablamos de drogas, nos referimos a aquellas sustancias que afectan nuestro cerebro y, por lo tanto, nuestro comportamiento.