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How do you help a person suffering from PTSD with severe panic attacks and depression after being the victim in a bank robbery?
ak
04/02/2007
arrow icon It may benefit you to seek help from a Trauma Specialst. A t...
melis
05/24/2007
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If you have a female client who lived with DV for 25 years and finally went to live on her own....and two years later she is suffering from life transitional disorder....how would you go about helping this...
Cat in Ohio
05/25/2006
arrow icon I have been teaching a support group for DV survivors and ha...
Della Cole
08/31/2006
arrow icon It is obviosly more difficult if someone has been in a domes...
kilpatrick
05/26/2006
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PTSD has been observed in all veteran populations that have been studied, including World WarII, Korean Conflict, Viet Nam, Persian Gulf, and in United Nations Peacekeeping forces deployed to other war zon...
Dwight Phipps
05/25/2006
arrow icon I've found that PTSD differs more in whether the trauma is s...
Mak
08/29/2006
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Kilpatrick
05/26/2006
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05/24/2006
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Could you discuss any evidence-based practice methods working with victims of sexual abuse or domestic violence (including elder abuse)?
Sylvana
05/24/2006
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Kilpatrick
05/25/2006
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Why do you feel that it is so hard for men who are victims of violent crimes to seek couseling? What are some ways that victim advocates can promote threapy to male victims?
Sheila
05/24/2006
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kilpatrick
05/26/2006
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I work with the Homicide Survivors Program and I am working with someone in her 20's and her sister was murdered when my client was 10 years old. She was formerly diagnosed with PTSD and OCD. Her intrusi...
Jill Garvin
05/24/2006
arrow icon Homicide survivors can definitely develop PTSD.Some therapis...
kilpatrick
05/26/2006
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This past Sunday our community experienced a trumatic event, where a local pastor's son-in-law attended worship and shot 6 family members including the pastor, taking the lives of 5 with the pastor being t...
Patrice Butler
05/24/2006
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John Stein
05/25/2006
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I recently read a specific definition of trauma that would exclude some events I would personally consider traumatic. Do you consider the removal of a child from home by a state agency (i.e. Department of...
Maria
05/24/2006
arrow icon DSM IV has a specific definition for PTSD. Criterion A defi...
Kilpatrick
05/25/2006
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If there are four major treatments for PTSD, are there any acceptable alternative treatments?
Monroe
05/24/2006
arrow icon Sure. There are several schools of thought about how to dec...
Kilpatrick
05/25/2006
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What are your thoughts on the pros and cons of memory retrieval?
Renee Michelle
05/24/2006
arrow icon Generally, it is not a good idea, particularly if it is a ch...
kilpatrick
06/01/2006
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In my position as director of our state's compensation program, I am charged with policy setting. In this state, there are victims in locations with no access to appropriate services. Are you aware of de...
Susan Browne
05/24/2006
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kilpatrick
05/26/2006
arrow icon Thank you so much for the reply! This sounds like a wonderf...
Susan Browne
05/25/2006
arrow icon I would also like to see the information regarding Trauma Fo...
jess
05/25/2006
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Kilpatrick
05/25/2006
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I am working with people affected by Hurricane Katrina in Chicago. Are you aware of resources, counselors, or agencies that would be available to provide necessary services to evacuees. Also, many of our...
Jessica
05/24/2006
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Kilpatrick
05/26/2006
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I keep getting child clients who have extensive trauma histories that have been labeled ADHD or ODD or Bipolar and placed on medications which don't seem to be helping improve their behaviors. Trauma issu...
Deborah Wilson
05/24/2006
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Our organization is conducting a training for domestic violence shelter workers on how to recognize symptoms of trauma and how to repsond appropriately (not how to clinically treat them, just how to handle...
Allison Smith
05/24/2006
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How does one attempt to ask a victim if counseling/treatment is something they would like to look into?
Judy Carroll
05/24/2006
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We are planning a training session for family law attorneys. What are the essential training points we should make in order for lawyers to (1) recognize whether clients suffer from PTSD and need a referra...
Roxann Ryan
05/24/2006
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Kilpatrick
05/26/2006
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Incest often spreads like wildfire in family systems. What steps do you suggest for keeping siblings and other minor-aged relatives safe, while going through the therapy process? Consider that you are tr...
Victoria
05/24/2006
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What are treatment differences do you perceive between working with someone who has experienced chronic trauma for 15 years (like intimate partner violence or ongoing child abuse) as opposed to someone who...
Heather Powers
05/24/2006
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Lucy
05/24/2006
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At what stage in counseling a PTSD victim should an victim advocate "release" the victim to a psychiatrist for services and follow-up?
Diane Wilkins
05/24/2006
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Kilpatrick
05/26/2006
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In your work, what is the average length of time for recovery for victims.
Martha Dykes
05/24/2006
arrow icon Length of time varies and is different for each person. Wha...
Ferlita
10/25/2006
arrow icon It depends. There is no set pattern for recovery; each indiv...
Dean Kilpatrick
05/24/2006
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As a youth services student, I am quite new to helping children with posttraumatic stress disorder. What is the best things to do that will help youth?
Heather
05/24/2006
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Lucy
05/24/2006
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What are the symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?
Hayley Lois
05/24/2006
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Dwight Phipps
05/25/2006
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Quite a number of interventions to alleviate or cure PTSD look like therapeutic shortcuts -- one or a few sessions and the victim is better. What are the most prominent of these and what evidence is there...
John
05/24/2006
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Dean Kilpatrick
05/24/2006
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Do you find children have different reactions than adults. For instance, if an 8 year or a 12 year witnessed a horrific crime, would you expect their response to be different than 20 year or 45 year old?
C James
05/24/2006
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Lucy
05/24/2006
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