Tag Archives: Domestic Violence

TBT: Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about the prevalence and cost of domestic violence, the need for prevention, and the services that are available to victims and their families. See examples of various Domestic Violence … Continue reading

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#TBT: Defining Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a topic worth revisiting on this Throwback Thursday. Search phrases about domestic violence bring people to Treating Trauma every day. Sadly, the issue is also very much in the news (again) currently. Domestic Violence: A┬áDefinition (previously posted … Continue reading

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Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

In order to understand PTSD, start by understanding trauma. Continue reading

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Reader Question: Treating Emotional Numbness

A response to a reader question about emotional numbness Continue reading

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PTSD Awareness Month

June is PTSD Awareness Month, and the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs are raising awareness about the problem, along with providing tools, information and assistance for service members who may be dealing with PTSD. Continue reading

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