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Dangerous Idea: Trauma

Friday, April 10, 2015

Psychiatrist Bessel Van Der Kolk's Dangerous Idea? Trauma is a leading public health problem and we have to fix it.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 400: Still a Superwoman

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Trista Matascastillo speaks with her husband, Army 1st Sergeant Hector Matascastillo, about being sexually assaulted when she was in the Navy.

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On Being

Bessel van der Kolk — Restoring the Body: Yoga, EMDR, and Treating Trauma [remix]

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Human memory is a sensory experience, says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning about how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness and safety.

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On Being

[Unedited] Bessel van der Kolk with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Human memory is a sensory experience, says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning about how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness and safety.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Tales from a Trauma Surgeon: From War Zones to Inner City America, to Saving the Life of Gabby Giffords

Monday, September 01, 2014

The doctor credited with saving Congresswoman Gabby Giffords’ life in 2011 talks about working as a surgeon in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as in inner-city LA and Washington, DC.

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WNYC News

Crossing the Border Is Just the First Challenge

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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Thousands of unaccompanied kids from Central America face new hurdles as they settle in New York, ranging from learning English to dealing with the trauma of the past.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Tales from a Trauma Surgeon

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The doctor credited with saving Congresswoman Gabby Giffords’ life after she was shot in 2011 talks about what he learned as a surgeon in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as in inner-city, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.

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The Takeaway

The Psychology Behind the 9/11 Museum

Thursday, May 15, 2014

As the September 11 Memorial Museum opens, The Takeaway talks to a psychologist who consulted with the museum designers on how to create a tribute to a traumatic event that doesn’t exacerbate the feelings of trauma.

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The Takeaway

The Lasting Emotional Damage in Hurricane Sandy's Hardest Hit Community

Friday, October 25, 2013

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we check in with Jim O’Grady, a reporter for The Takeaway's partner WNYC, who has been covering stories of emotional trauma and resilience from Ocean Breeze, Staten Island, a community that lost more lives than any other during the hurricane.

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Schoolbook

One Year Later, a Middle School Revisits Sandy

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Sandy took a heavy toll on certain schools in New York City, including one on Staten Island school that saw many of its students displaced. The kids are back now, and they've been learning techniques to cope with the memories, one year later. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Forged by Trauma

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Mark Epstein, a psychiatrist in private practice in New York City and the author of The Trauma of Everyday Life (Penguin Press, 2013), talks about the prevalence of trauma, from crises to loneliness, and its central role in human development. 

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The Takeaway

The Collective Experience of PTSD

Friday, August 09, 2013

While the trauma facing veterans returning home may be an individual experience, on some level, are we all going to experience PTSD collectively as a nation? Mary de Young is a Professor of Sociology at Grand Valley State University who specializes in the collective experience of post-traumatic stress disorder. She joins us to discuss how communities that experience PTSD, stress and trauma collectively get through it.

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WNYC News

Side Effects When an Officer Uses Deadly Force

Monday, August 05, 2013

WNYC

Whenever an officer is required to use force, there are unintended consequences, according to John Jay College Professor and former NYPD uniformed officer Eugene O'Donnell. He says the shooting of an armed teenager by a rookie cop in the Bronx early Sunday may be especially difficult for an inexperienced law enforcer to recover from.

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On Being

Bessel van der Kolk — Restoring the Body: Yoga, EMDR, and Treating Trauma

Thursday, July 11, 2013

uman memory is a sensory experience says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research and innovation in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness.

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On Being

[Unedited] Bessel van der Kolk and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 11, 2013

uman memory is a sensory experience says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research and innovation in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness.

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Schoolbook

CT Teacher Puts Lessons Aside to Talk About Shooting

Monday, December 17, 2012

Students and teachers in New York City and around the country are back in their classrooms on Monday, and many will hold discussions on the school shooting on Friday in Newtown, Conn. SchoolBook wants to know how students and teachers are processing the information together.

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Schoolbook

Helping Children Move Past Trauma of Sandy

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A professor of psychology and education at Teacher's College offers advice to help children rebound emotionally after the trauma of Hurricane Sandy.

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WNYC News

Veterans Learn Different Kind of Warrior Pose

Sunday, May 20, 2012

WNYC

For many New Yorkers, yoga is more than exercise — it's a tool to relieve stress. That's what one yoga instructor had in mind when she started a class for military veterans.

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The Takeaway

Generation 9/11: How This Generation is Different From All Others

Monday, September 05, 2011

We’re kicking off a new series today called "Generation 9/11." All week long, in honor of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, we’ll be talking with and about young people who were coming of age during the September 11 attacks.

We begin our series with Dr. Nassir Ghaemi. Dr. Ghaemi is Director of the Mood Disorders Program at Tufts Medical Center and author of a new book called "A First Rate Madness: Leadership and Mental Illness."

We’ll also be hearing sound from Jillian Suarez and Erin Reeg — young people who are reporters for "Radio Rookies" on our flagship station, WNYC. "Radio Rookies" has its own series on Generation 9/11, that will be airing through this Friday.

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