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By Ronald M., Ph.D. Doctor, Frank N. Shiromoto

The Encyclopedia of Trauma and aggravating tension problems offers greater than three hundred entries protecting all elements of the topic and similar issues. Written in simple, jargon-free language, this interesting and entire publication is ideal for a person studying or dealing with the consequences of trauma.

Entries contain:

-Acute rigidity ailment

-Biological components regarding trauma

-Childhood trauma

-Depression

-Fight-or-flight reaction

-Medications used with trauma

-Posttraumatic rigidity sickness

-Recovered reminiscence

-Spirituality and trauma

-Types of treatment

-and more.

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There are 42 questions rated on a scale from one to five (a higher number signifies greater impairment). There are six subscales, and each subscale falls into four major categories: the respondent’s performance at expected tasks, the amount of friction with other people, interpersonal behavior, and feelings and satisfaction. The six subscales are: 1. Work-impaired performance 2. Social and leisure activities—decreased activities with friends, relationships 3. Relationships with extended family—parents, in-laws, siblings, adult children 4.

Dissociative identity disorder is difficult to diagnose and treat. Some experts are dubious that dissociative identity disorder is a valid diagnosis, particularly when it is used in defense of a criminal act. Amnesia Another severe (albeit usually nonpsychotic) response to a traumatic event is amnesia, which is a serious loss of memory that is unrelated to the normal forgetting of information and which is not due to such brain disorders as Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Amnesia may result from a severe physical trauma, such as from a traumatic brain injury.

Responses are based on how the individual has felt over the past 30 days. , H. Simon, H. Gundel, G. Schmitt, and K. H. Ladwig. ” Journal of Affective Disorder 82, no. 1 (October 1, 2004): 29–41. Blake, Dudley David, et al. ” The Behavior Therapist 13 (September 1990): 187–188. , Trauma Symptoms Inventory Professional Manual. Odessa, Fla: Psychological Assessment Resources, 1995. , et al. ” Child Abuse & Neglect 25, no 8 (2001): 1,001–1,014. Elhai, J. , M. G. Gray, T. B. Dashdan, and C. L. Franklin.

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