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Excavating those ‘little t’ traumas has helped me chip away at the bigger ones

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Some people experience growth after hardships

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A person leans back against a tree with their eyes closed.
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The invisible wounds of moral injury run deep for those on the front lines

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The mental health fallout of Covid-19 will be huge for health workers and all Americans

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Traumatic experiences can be shared across generations. Is there a way to stop the legacy of pain?

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Researchers are exploring the connection between trauma and migraines, insomnia, and hypertension

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Unconventional therapies promising rapid relief — like Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing — are becoming more popular. Whether they work is up for debate.

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The anxiety that’s harming hardcore athletes

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