Reflections from a trauma specialist and survivor.
Research suggests that victims like E. Jean Carroll tend to remember their assaults vividly. I know because I'm one of them.
The messages they're getting in the media are terrifying—and the sustained sense of real threats could leave this generation with psychological scars.
For many victims of domestic violence, being detained by customs or border enforcement agencies can re-open or exacerbate past traumas.
Some teachers have reported being shot with pellet guns and experiencing ongoing trauma after the drills, yet the effectiveness of the training is unproven.
The recent Parkland student suicides call attention to the long-term effects of school shootings on mental health, academic performance, and economic achievement.
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Yoon's debut poetry collection draws together contemporary political critique with tales of the comfort women conscripted into sexual slavery during World War II.
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Set off of one of Addis Ababa's main streets is a secret, self-enclosed village. In that village, girls like Raissa—some as young as 11 years old—fleeing bride abduction, early marriage, and other harmful practices have found a refuge.
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High-ranking officials said on Tuesday that they did not feel qualified to speak on the growing mountain of warnings that detention could be permanently harming children.
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The consequences of family separation will likely be lifelong. What we are seeing now is only the beginning.
Community trauma remains a major issue in marginalized communities. But there's still little research to show how police cause mental-health issues—or what can be done to lessen the communal anguish.
New research finds a link between adolescent adversity and later-in-life pain.
Brain research gives insight into why abused youth are more vulnerable to exploitation—and how we can help them heal.
Performing can be a way of letting go of one's sense of self.
The students most at risk for corporal punishment include the most vulnerable groups, such as black students and those with disabilities.