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  1. Trauma - reaction and recovery

    17 Apr 2018

    It is normal to have strong emotional or physical reactions after a distressing or frightening event, and help is available...

  2. Agoraphobia

    08 Apr 2018

    A person with agoraphobia is afraid to leave familiar environments, because they are afraid of having a panic attack...

  3. Panic attack

    08 Apr 2018

    Without treatment, frequent and prolonged panic attacks can be severely disabling...

  4. Anxiety disorders

    08 Apr 2018

    Anxiety disorders are common mental health problems that affect many people...

  5. Survivor reactions to traumatic events

    09 Mar 2018

    If you have survived a traumatic event, whether you were injured or not, it's important to recognise that trauma also causes emotional harm. Survival is often associated with complex emotional...

  6. Near-miss experiences and traumatic events

    09 Mar 2018

    Traumatic events usually happen quickly and chaotically. A near-miss experience occurs when you are involved in a traumatic event where you think you will die or be badly hurt, but are not. This can...

  7. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

    09 Mar 2018

    People with post-traumatic stress disorder often experience feelings of panic or extreme fear, which may resemble what was felt during the traumatic event...

  8. Depression

    09 Mar 2018

    The most important thing is to recognise the signs and symptoms and seek support...

  9. Self-harm

    09 Mar 2018

    A person who is suicidal is desperate to never feel anything again, but the person who self-harms is trying to make themselves feel better...

  10. Torture and trauma

    09 Mar 2018

    Some survivors of torture and trauma live with their memories for years, or even for the rest of their lives...