Can Childhood Trauma Shorten Your Life?

In an article posted on December 28, 2013, Charlotte Silver connected the findings of the Framingham Heart Study, a long-term cardiovascular study, to the findings of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, a long-term study that relates chronic, continuous hyperarousal due to trauma to compromised immune system functioning and multiple adverse health outcomes, which together yield the disturbing affirmative answer to the question Silver posed. Click here to read Silver’s article.

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Guarantee All Military Personnel and Veterans Have Informed Choice of Evidence-Based PTSD Treatments

EMDR International Association has started a petition to assure that our military personnel and veterans have an informed choice of evidence-based treatments for post-traumatic stress.  Please go to the link below and sign this petition.  Then help promote this important cause by sending the link to all of your contacts, sharing it on Facebook and Twitter, and/or adding a link on your website.  The White House will take action if we get 100,000 people to sign this by February 6th. You will have to Sign In or Create An Account which is simple to do. Join us and help our military and veterans get the treatment they deserve. Click here to go to the petition.