Archive for the ‘ Dissociative Disorder ’ Category


Friday, December 7th, 2018

First-responders are those rescuers that are first to arrive at any catastrophic event – whether “natural” (such as a flood or earthquake) or man-made (such as mass school-shootings or terrorist attacks). The knowledge obtained by studying enduring psychological reactions among rescuers has far-reaching public health implications. Following the spate of deadly mass-shootings over the past Read more…

Dissociation in Psychological Trauma

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Dissociation in Psychological Trauma   The extreme immediate response to severe emotional trauma is a condition referred to as “dissociation,” a state in which a person’s awareness and ability to engage psychologically in the present is temporarily lost.   These victims have responded to overwhelming threat with intense fear or horror, and “dissociation” represents a Read more…