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Max Rohskopf details mental health issues linked to childhood trauma: 'I was basically told I was a piece of shit'

Max Rohskopf details mental health issues linked to childhood trauma: ‘I was basically told I was a piece of shit’

Max Rohskopf learned through painful experience that there are events in a person’s life that you will never truly get over. At first glance, it might seem like the 28-year-old prospect is referring to his only UFC fight, which ended after he refused to answer the call for the third round; the loss ultimately led …

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What we know about the effects of trauma on our health and how people can recover

What we know about the effects of trauma on our health and how people can recover

The Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on coverage of mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on the economic mobility of children and families. The Seattle Times maintains editorial control over the work produced by this team. Trauma is to the human spirit …

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Many Refugees Struggling with Trauma Face Barriers to Mental Health Care - Sentinel Colorado

Many Refugees Struggling with Trauma Face Barriers to Mental Health Care – Sentinel Colorado

Migrants, mostly from Haiti, wait for a bus after being processed and released after spending time in a makeshift camp near the International Bridge, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) AAs a young boy living in what was then Zaire, Bertine Bahige remembers watching refugees flee the Rwandan genocide in …

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Many refugees struggling with trauma face barriers to accessing mental health care

Many refugees struggling with trauma face barriers to accessing mental health care

Erica Zurek and Alander Rocha Kaiser Health News As a young boy living in what was then Zaire, Bertine Bahige remembers watching refugees flee the Rwandan genocide in 1994 by crossing a river that forms the border between the two central African countries. “I didn’t know it would be me a few years later,” Bahige …

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AI and DNA predict mental health issues years after trauma

AI and DNA predict mental health issues years after trauma

Source: Geralt/Pixabay The Center for Biomarker Research and Precision Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University announced a new study published in Molecular Psychiatry that demonstrates how the combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and genomics can produce DNA biomarkers that predict problems mental health nearly 17 years after exposure to childhood trauma. Childhood trauma was assessed from …

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A day in the life of a doctor: observing a paramedic

A day in the life of a doctor: observing a paramedic

Join Internal Medicine and Rheumatology Specialist Siobhan Deshauer, MD, as she follows a flight paramedic team. (The following is a transcription. Note that errors are possible.) Deshauer: Hi guys. I’m Siobhan, a specialist in internal medicine and rheumatology. Today, I join the paramedics who rescue and transport critically ill patients in helicopters. Engineers: As for …

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