Extractions: MARYANN MASONE, CPT, MC, USA P regnancy is usually considered a special time in a woman's life. Hopes for the future, a sense of fulfillment as a woman, early bonding to the unborn child, and the expectations of one's partner and family, are factors that contribute to a complex emotional response to pregnancy. The meaning attached to a pregnancy may assume extraordinary importance for a woman. Besides validating femininity, having a child may be seen as the only way to save a marriage, to please a parent, to make amends for previous "sins" (such as an earlier induced abortion) or even to "replace" a child who has died. A couple struggling with infertility may have an even greater emotional (as well as financial) investment in a pregnancy. Thus, a spontaneous abortion can be extremely stressful for the mother, father, family, physician and others in the social support system.
A Narrative Constructivist Perspective Of Treatment Of Post-Traumatic Stress Dis A NARRATIVE CONSTRUCTIVIST PERSPECTIVE OF. TREATMENT OF posttraumatic stress disorders WITH ERICKSONIAN HYPNOSIS AND EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING. Rosemarie Amendolia, Ph.D. Abstract Figley (ed.), Brunner/Mazel, New York. Lankton, S. Zeig, J. ( eds). (1988). Ericksonian monographs; special treatment http://www.aaets.org/arts/art32.htm
Extractions: A NARRATIVE CONSTRUCTIVIST PERSPECTIVE OF TREATMENT OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDERS WITH ERICKSONIAN HYPNOSIS AND EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING Rosemarie Amendolia, Ph.D. Abstract In a trauma survivor, physiological responses are exacerbated when the affect-laden memories stored in associative networks are triggered by environmental sensory inputs or cues and activate the autonomic nervous system. Recovery from trauma involves not only amelioration of physiological and dissociative symptoms, but also the cognitive rebuilding of a viable assumptive world view which integrates the realms of vulnerability, meaning and self-esteem. This world view is contextualized in cultural idioms and values. From an Ericksonian perspective, persons are usually attempting to problem-solve, even in a dissociative date. A symptom such as an intrusive recollection or recurrent dream of a traumatic event is therefore construed as a request for help in problem-solving. Hypnosis is a structured dissociation which facilitates cognitive flexibility; that is, the broadening of choices of the client' s belief system, rather than direct work on changing affect or behaviors. The goal of Ericksonian hypnosis is to recontextualize the traumatic memory, the affect of fear, and the physiological hyperarousal cued by the traumatic memory. This occurs within a broader context of pride, mastery and courage, and within a context inclusive of other memories and affects, which are positive for the client.
Extractions: A ADA Americans with Disabilities Act ADD attention deficit disorder ADHD attention deficit with hyperactivity disorder ADL activities of daily living AEP alternative education placement AG annual goal APE adaptive physical education ASL American Sign Language AT assistive technology AU autistic AUT autism B BEP behavioral education plan BI brain injury BIL bilingual BIP behavior intervention plan BMP behavior management plan BOCES Board of Comprehensive Education Services (New York State); now QUESTAR III C CA chronological age CAI computer-assisted instruction CD conduct disorder CNS central nervous system COTA certified occupational therapist assistant CP cerebral palsy CPSE committee on preschool special education CSA childhood sexual abuse CSE committee on special education CSS community support service D diagnosis and evaluation DAP developmentally appropriate practices DARTS day and residential treatment services D deaf DD developmental disabilities; developmentally delayed DI direct instruction E EBD emotional and behavioral disorders ECSE early childhood special education ED emotionally disturbed; emotional disorders
Pathological Conditions, Signs And Symptoms Near Drowning Merck Manual/Home ed. Hormone Replacement Therapy , special edition - NY Times. See also under stress disorders, post-traumatic links. http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/C23.html
Extractions: Diseases and Disorders Links pertaining to Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Alert! Patients and laypersons looking for guidance among the target sources of this collection of links are strongly advised to review the information retrieved with their professional health care provider. Start Page Contents: Abscess Altitude Sickness Anoxia Ascites ... XYY Karyotype Fistula About Anal Abscess and Fistula Practice Parameters for Treatment of Fistula-in-Ano About Perilymph fistula [TC Hain] Perilymph fistula [JR Logan] - eMedicine About Tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia repair - ADAM, via MedlinePlus Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula - Am Acad Family Physicians Pulmonary arteriovenous fistula - ADAM, via MedlinePlus On (Vesicovaginal) Fistula Repair - Worldwide Fund for Mothers Injured in Childbirth
PTSD Resource Center // National Center For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Achté, Kalle; Henriksson, Markus; Ponteva, Matti; Hietanen, Seppo; Hares, Juhani (ed.). Traumatic stress psychology and psychopathology proceedings of the WPA Section Symposium on the Andrews, Henry (ed.). Traumatic stress responses post traumatic stress disorders and critical incident stress L. Post traumatic stress disorder with special attention to http://www.ncptsd.org/treatment/resource_center/Catalog_AF.html
Extractions: Home Topics Facts Publications CQ PILOTS RQ Assessment DMH Manual Reading PTSD Resource Center The Unending Trauma Clinician's Guide to PTSD Books Catalog Recent Acquisitions Documents Video Assessment About NCPTSD Most Popular Pages: Resource Center Book Catalog, March 1998 (A-F) Traumatic stress - psychology and psychopathology: proceedings of the WPA Section Symposium on the Psychopathology of Traumatic Stress [Helsinki, Finland, 1991 August 8-9] Helsinki: Foundation for Psychiatric Research in Finland, 1992 (Psychiatria Fennica, vol. 1992 Supplementum). 184 pp. ISBN 951-96120-8-4. [TC 082] Advanced Resource Technologies, Inc. Marketing matters: building an effective communications program [Washington]: NCPTSD on Child Abuse and Neglect, n.d. 117 pp. [JB 022] Agger, Inger The blue room: trauma and testimony among refugee women, a psycho-social exploration London: Zed Books, 1994 138 pp. ISBN 1-85649-240-0. A translation (by Mary Bille) of "Det blå værelse" (Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 1992). [ES 066] Trauma and healing under state terrorism London: Zed Books, 1996
Extractions: Home Topics Facts Publications CQ PILOTS RQ Assessment DMH Manual Reading PTSD Resource Center The Unending Trauma Clinician's Guide to PTSD Books Catalog Recent Acquisitions Documents Video Assessment About NCPTSD Most Popular Pages: Please note that this list presents annotations rather than reviews. It is intended to notify readers of recent publications of potential interest, not to evaluate or recommend specific titles. The annotations are often quoted or adapted from prefatory material in the book itself, or from information provided by the publisher. Bratton, Mary From Surviving to Thriving: A Therapist's Guide to Stage II Recovery for Survivors of Childhood Abuse Binghamton, New York: Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, 1999 282 pp., ISBN: 0-7890-0256-6 $24.95 paper
Tasha's List Of Links -- Diseases And Disorders parenting, teaching, life, special ed, advocates, research National Center for posttraumatic stress Disorder This site and Allied disorders Information on the http://www.ripon.k12.wi.us/tasha/DISEA.HTML
Extractions: Look through the General Resources or scroll down for information on specific diseases and disorders which are listed in alphabetical order. SPECIFIC DISEASES AND DISORDERS AIDS AND HIV This site offers information on clinical trials being conducted. It also offers access to a database of clinical trials and vaccine information.
Professional Page anxiety disorder, obsessivecompulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder ), as Mood disorders (Web Site to other links). US DOE Office of special ed. http://webhost.bridgew.edu/rmacmillan/linksp~4.htm
Extractions: Special Education Scroll down for the following sites: general interest Special Education Educational Associations, Government Agencies, state and local school sites in Massachusetts Pennsylvania and California, sites specific to School Administration Inclusion, Early Childhood Education Learning Disabilities Attention Deficit (with Hyperactivity) Disorder Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (you may wish to go to E/BD " issues and definitions and Eating Disorders. General Special Education Resources on the Internet The Big Page of Special Education Links Case Manager Resource Guide (online directory of healthcare information) Disability Now (comprehensive site for UK resources) EducationWorld Marc's Special Education Northwest Regional Education Laboratory (comprehensive site, k-12 and special education) Planet K-12 Unicorn Children's Foundation Special Needs Education (Canada) Special Olympics Massachusetts Special Olympics TeacherZone Special Needs Opportunity Windows (professional development) Heritage OnLine K-12 Special Education Resources (site not available) An Inclusive Special Education Resource (site not available) Associations American Psychological Association Center for Adolescent Studies Council for Exceptional Children National Association for the Education of Young Children ... National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education in Washington (site not available)
Extractions: Industrial Commission Division NORTHWEST SUBURBAN SPECIAL EDUCATION ORGANIZATION, Appellant, v. THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION, et al. (James Taylor, Appellee.) Appeal from Circuit Court Cook County No. 98L50663 Honorable John A. Ward, Judge Presiding. JUSTICE RARICK delivered the opinion of the court: Claimant, James Taylor, sought benefits pursuant to the Workers' Compensation Act (Act) (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 48, par. 138.1 et seq) for his condition of ill-being allegedly stemming from an incident that occurred on February 22, 1991, while in the employ of Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization, employer. The arbitrator determined claimant sustained accidental injuries arising out of and in the course of his employment and awarded claimant 212 3/7 weeks of temporary total disability benefits as well as wage differential benefits under section 8(d)(1) of the Act for the duration of his disability. On review, the Industrial Commission (Commission), with one dissent, affirmed the decision of the arbitrator, and the circuit court of Cook County confirmed the decision of the Commission. Employer appeals contending the decision awarding claimant benefits is against the manifest weight of the evidence and contrary to law.
Extractions: Pregnancy is usually considered a special time in a woman's life. Hopes for the future, a sense of fulfillment as a woman, early bonding to the unborn child,(1) and the expectations of one's partner and family, are factors that contribute to a complex emotional response to pregnancy. The meaning attached to a pregnancy may assume extraordinary importance for a woman. Besides validating femininity, having a child may be seen as the only way to save a marriage, to please a parent, to make amends for previous "sins" (such as an earlier induced abortion) or even to "replace" a child who has died. A couple struggling with infertility may have an even greater emotional (as well as financial) investment in a pregnancy. Thus, a spontaneous abortion can be extremely stressful for the mother, father, family, physician and others in the social support system. Spontaneous abortion, or miscarriage, is the naturally occurring "delivery or loss of the products of conception before the 20th week of pregnancy . . . without induction or instrumentation."(2) Spontaneous abortion occurs in 12 to 24 percent of pregnancies,(3,4) leading to an estimated 600,000 to 800,000 spontaneous abortions annually in the United States.(5) Although only sparse scientific literature is available on conditions related to fetal loss, such as depression, anxiety and prolonged grief, clinicians6-9 report that, for some women, a miscarriage can be a traumatizing event. Some authors have called for greater attention to the evaluation and treatment of psychologic sequelae after spontaneous abortion.(10,11)
CMRIS Quick Facts posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an for treating several of the anxiety disorders. in diaphragmatic breathing, a special breathing exercise http://psychiatry.mc.duke.edu/CMRIS/ED/PTSD.htm
Extractions: I was raped when I was 25 years old. For a long time, I spoke about the rape on an intellectual level, as though it was something that happened to someone else. I was very aware that it had happened to me, but there just was no feeling. I kind of skidded along for a while. "I started having flashbacks. They kind of came over me like a splash of water. I would be terrified. Suddenly I was reliving the rape. Every instant was startling. I felt like my entire head was moving a bit, shaking, but that wasn't so at all. I would get very flushed or a very dry mouth and my breathing changed. I was held in suspension. I wasn't aware of the cushion on the chair that I was sitting in or that my arm was touching a piece of furniture. I was in a bubble, just kind of floating. And it was scary. Having a flashback can wring you out. You're really shaken. "The rape happened the week before Christmas, and I feel like a werewolf around the anniversary date. I can't believe the transformation into anxiety and fear."
Extractions: Walking on Eggshells Teens With Borderline Personality Disorder By Gwen Morrison Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of the most controversial diagnoses in psychology today. According to BPD Central , one of the oldest and largest resources online, a personality disorder is described as an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectation of the individuals culture, is pervasive and inflexible, is stable over time and leads to distress or impairment in interpersonal relationships. When a person suffers from borderline personality disorder, it causes distress for both the individual who has the disorder and all of the people who interact with him. Signs and Symptoms The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) based in Arlington, Va., says that BPD is characterized by impulsivity and instability in mood, self-image and personal relationships. Individuals who have BPD have several of the following symptoms: Marked mood swings with periods of intense depression, irritability and/or anxiety lasting a few hours to a few days.
CACMH Anxiety Disorders Profile posttraumatic stress Disorder. of America. special Focus on Anxiety disorders in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults. 2nd ed., ADAA 1998. http://www.endpoint.com/kidsmentalhealth/profilead.html
Extractions: What it is? What causes it? Diagnosis Treatment ... Support Anxiety disorders are illnesses that cause people to feel frightened, distressed and uneasy for no apparent reason. Left untreated, these disorders can dramatically reduce productivity and significantly diminish an individual's quality of life. Here are some of the most common anxiety disorders that affect children and adolescents. Panic Disorder. Repeated episodes of intense fear that strike often and without warning. Physical symptoms include chest pain, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness, abdominal distress, feelings of unreality, and fear of dying. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Repeated, unwanted thoughts or compulsive behaviors that seem impossible to stop. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Persistent symptoms that occur after experiencing a traumatic event such as rape or other criminal assault, war, child abuse, natural disasters or crashes. Nightmares, flashbacks, emotional numbness, depression, anger, irritability, distractedness and being easily startled are common. Phobias.
State Fails In Care Of Mentally Ill Kids - 08/08/03 for Children With Emotional disorders, who advocates high schoolers and toddlers suffering from posttraumatic stress. enough to be in special ed. They pushed http://www.detnews.com/2003/specialreport/0307/22/a01-239558.htm
Extractions: Previous Story Next Story Friday, August 8, 2003 State fails in care of mentally ill kids Program cuts, fragmented bureaucracy make it difficult for families to find help By Jennifer Brooks / The Detroit News Previous reports Read the complete Detroit News special report " Michigan's Mentally Ill: Crisis in care Mental illness in children Facts It's estimated that one out of every five children and adolescents has a mental health disorder and that one out of 10 6 million young people suffer from "serious emotional disturbances." Beyond the disorders most people associate with childhood (hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder), children can suffer from the same range of mental illnesses that afflict adults depression, anxiety, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorders and schizophrenia.
Extractions: National Association of Social Workers (USA) Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) disrupts the functioning of those afflicted by it, interfering with the ability to meet their daily needs and perform the most basic tasks. Trauma continues to intrude on the lives of people with PTSD as they relive the life-threatening experiences they have suffered with visual, auditory and/or somatic reality, reacting in mind and body as though such events were still occurring. Not everyone experiencing traumatic events develops PTSD; it is a complex psychobiological condition that can emerge in the wake of life-threatening experiences when normal psychological and somatic stress responses to a traumatic event are not resolved and released. In this paper it is proposed that Autonomic Nervous System hyperarousal is at the core of PTSD and the driving force behind phenomena such as dissociation, freezing and flashbacks. Acute traumatic reactions are differentiated from PTSD and strategies for intervention are suggested. INTRODUCTION Events that are threatening to life or bodily integrity will produce traumatic stress in its victim. This is a normal, adaptive response of the mind and body to protect the individual by preparing him to respond to the the threat by fighting or fleeing. If the fight or flight is successful, the traumatic stress will usually be released or dissipated allowing the victim to return to a normal level of functioning. PTSD develops: when fight or flight is not possible; the threat persists over a long period of time; and/or the threat is so extreme that the instinctive response of the victim is to freeze.
Trauma Information Pages, Articles Goodwin (1987) Jim Goodwin describes the etiology of combatrelated PTSD in a 1987 chapter published in Williams (ed.) post-traumatic stress disorders a handbook for clinicians. of Combat-Related post-traumatic stress disorders designated as Post Traumatic stress disorders in the American http://www.trauma-pages.com/goodwin.htm
Extractions: National Headquarters P O Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45214 Most Vietnam veterans have adjusted well to life back in the United States, following their wartime experiences. That's a tribute to these veterans who faced a difficult homecoming to say the least. However, a very large number of veterans haven't made it all the way home from the war in Southeast Asia. By conservative estimates, at least half a million Vietnam veterans still lead lives plagued by serious, war-related readjustment problems. Such problems crop up in a number of ways, varying from veteran to veteran. Flashbacks to combat... feelings of alienation or anger... depression, loneliness and an inability to get close to others... sometimes drug or alcohol problems... perhaps even suicidal feelings. The litany goes on. In its efforts to help these veterans, the 700,000-member Disabled American Veterans (DAV) funded the FORGOTTEN WARRIOR PROJECT research on Vietnam veterans by John P. Wilson, Ph.D. at Cleveland State University. That research resulted in formation of the DAV Vietnam Veterans Outreach Program to provide counseling to these veterans in 1978. With 70 outreach offices across the United States, this DAV program served as a model for the Veterans Administration (VA) Operation Outreach program for Vietnam era veterans, which was established approximately a year later.