Can Experiencing Bigotry and Racism Lead to PTSD? Can Experiencing Bigotry and Racism Lead to PTSD?

Dr. Robert London looks at how racial, religious, ethnic, and gender-related bigotry can have long term psychological effects.Medscape Psychiatry
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Publication date: 1 January 2021Source: Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 168Author(s): M. Jankovic, J.J. Sijtsema, A.K. Reitz, E.D. Masthoff, S. Bogaerts
Source: Personality and Individual Differences - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: SO remains a threatening clinical diagnosis that poses diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. It can be triggered post-traumatic, but also any intraocular surgery. This should be taken into account when assessing the indication for intraocular eye surgery, especially in eyes with reduced visual outcome. PMID: 32967030 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Conclusion: Mitigation of these effects by identifying subjects at risk and promoting dopaminergic homeostasis to help regulate stress-relative hypodopaminergia, attenuate fears, and prevent subsequent unwanted drug and non-drug RDS type addictive behaviors seems prudent. PMID: 32957797 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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After significant APA advocacy, the House Veterans ’ Affairs Committee removed a proposal to implement a pilot program allowing clinical psychologists to prescribe and manage medications for veterans who seek care in the Veterans Health Administration.After learning about the proposal, APA issued an advocacy alert that resulted in over 1,000 members sending more than 3,000 letters to their elected officials on Capitol Hill, opposing the proposal and urging lawmakers to ensure veterans receive the highest quality mental health care possible. Similarly, APA leadership, as well as government relations and policy staff m...
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This study was carried out to assess the sociodemographic ...
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No matter how hard we try to grasp it fully, something about suicide always remains out of reach or outside of knowledge, unspoken, shrouded by the privacy and singularity of the moment in which someone suicided. How do we, the living, respond to this secr...
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The intent of this work was to examine the intersection of COVID-19 fear with social vulnerabilities and mental health consequences among adults living in the United States. Data are from a nationally representative sample (n = 10,368) of U.S. adults surve...
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Global and regional deficits in cerebral blood flow are reported with concussions, a major public health concern, with approximately 3.8 million incidences occurring annually in the United States alone. Recent studies have identified an increased risk of m...
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Hi all, One of my prac students is interested in accessible, clinically-focused books on trauma/PTSD treatment. She bought "The Body Keeps Score", but I wanted to steer her towards better, more evidence-based stuff. Any recommendations? Thanks!
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Condition:   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Interventions:   Device: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS);   Procedure: Sham Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Sponsors:   Emory University;   National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Not yet recruiting
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