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Relating to or caused by trauma.
[G. traumatikos]
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Relating to or caused by trauma.
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Relating to or caused by trauma.
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Patient discussion about traumatic

Q. Is it possible to get ADHD from suffering a traumatizing incident? lately, after the death of my Grandmother. I have been increasingly getting the symptoms of ADHD. I have suffered from some of the symptoms during my childhood, but now they are increasingly occurring. And I am finding it really hard to listen to Teachers, follow instructions and do coursework. Is it possible this was caused by the death of my grandmother?

A. I think you should look up depression. ADHD is something that does not “pop”, more reasonable to think is that you suffer from a slight depression. Check it out and see if it fits :

Q. Save my husband. My husband was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder in 2001 but in 2003 traumatic events happened in our life due to a house fire, my husband was manic round the clock to the point where he was going to do harm to himself or someone else. I begged his doctor to institutionalize him to regulate his meds and to help him to deal with the traumatic thing that happened to us. But my doctor refused saying he couldn't do it against his will. No one would listen to my begging. Please help my husband. My husband ended up doing something that caused him to be in prison today, still not getting help. Is there anything I can do to help my husband to go to a place that will help him rather than making his mental state worse?

A. Take him to your local emergency room. tell the treage nurse you need to talk to a crisis worker. Go in with him and talk to the crisis worker about the things he has been doing and that he has bipolar disorder. Explain that he IS a danger to himself and others. They will probalbly want to speak with him alone but that is the best way to get him the help he needs. See if they can refer him to a mood disorder clinic to help him in the long run.
Stay strong and try to help him get the help he needs... Protect yourself in the meantime.

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Participants were undergraduate college students who were taken from a larger sample set and experienced a potentially traumatic event in a two-month period (n = 122).
"One of the most helpful factors in recovery from a traumatic event is a rapid resumption of the normal routine of the home.
* A review of the Traumatic Brain Injury products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
Medical traumatic stress incidence rates range between 5% to 15% for moderate to severe symptoms across various pediatric illnesses (Landolt, Vollrath, Ribi, Gnehm, & Sennhauser, 2003), with medical traumatic stress reported by a small but clinically significant number of youth with chronic medical conditions and their caregivers (Landolt et at., 2003; Ribi, Vollrath, Sennhauser, Gnehm, & Landolt, 2007).
Monitoring of invasive intracranial pressure is not possible in every patient and is contraindicated in some as they pose the patient to the risk of bleeding, meningitis, sepsis etc, so a less invasive and sensitive test is needed to do measure the intracranial pressure at bedside and have an idea of intracranial pressure in a traumatic brain injury patients.
There's nothing available that targets the traumatic memories themselves, Miller explained.
The frequency of oral trauma is also different for males and females, with males suffering traumatic injuries twice as frequently as females.4,5,6
Data was collected by administering childhood traumatic questionnaire, young schema questionnaire and personality diagnostic questionnaire.
Conclusion: Traumatic tympanic membrane perforation is common in young male.
Nicolas Bailly, Ph.D., from Universite de la Mediterranee in Marseille, France, and colleagues assessed the effect of helmet use on risk of traumatic brain injury and other types of head injury in alpine sports using data collected by physicians in on-mountain clinics in 30 French ski resorts (2012 to 2014).
Shinoda's 'Post Traumatic' tour is to promote his solo EP of the same name that was released back on January 25.