Sunday, September 22, 2019

Tag: Post traumatic stress disorder

‘Racial Battle Fatigue’ Is Real: Victims of...

Black people are experiencing a scientific phenomenon that is not a figment of their collective imagination.  It is having an impact on their mental...

Baton Rouge Suspect Gavin Long Reportedly Suffered...

The retired Marine accused of fatally shooting three police officers and wounding three others in Baton Rouge Sunday reportedly suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. Gavin...

Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome and Intergenerational Trauma: Slavery...

The new reboot of the miniseries “Roots” reminds us of the physical toll that slavery has taken on Black people.  Slavery was an exploitative...

New Study Says Black Teens Suffer from...

A new study reveals that Black adolescents experience more stress due to poor sleep, which leads to academic, behavioral and health issues.  The findings...

Implicit Bias on the Deathbed: Study Shows...

A new study points to racial discrimination in the health profession, this time by doctors against dying Black patients. This is yet more evidence...

Studies Find that Hurricane Katrina Survivors Suffer...

Hurricane Katrina destroyed property, claimed lives and forced over half a million residents to flee. An estimated 100,000 Black people have not returned home...

PTSD and Mental Health Disorders in Black...

In this season of racial violence, the public finds itself exposed to real-life scenes of police brutality and gun violence, church burnings, white supremacist...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder May Be Treated...

Post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a psychiatric condition that often arises after an individual witnesses or is involved in a life-threatening event...