Traumatic Events

Some articles on traumatic events, events, traumatic:

Amnesiac - Causes of Amnesia
... The three categories are head trauma (example head injuries), traumatic events (example seeing something devastating to the mind), or physical deficiencies (example atrophy of the hippocampus) ... amnesia are more often seen from events like this, an exact example of a cause of the two would be electroshock therapy, which would cause both briefly for the receiving patient ... Traumatic events are more subjective ...
Community Counselor - The Challenges
... However traumatic events, such as a natural disaster, spawn new “transitory communities” and establish new dynamics that transcend natural communities ... psychological difficulties, and the unique, subjective experience of traumatic stress symptoms (Parsons, 1985) ... Cultures also create meaning systems that explain the causes of traumatic events (De Vries) ...
Recovered Memory - Hypothesis - Authenticity
... For example, eyewitness testimony even of relatively recent dramatic events is notoriously unreliable ... Misremembering results from confusion between memories for perceived and imagined events, which may result from overlap between particular features of the stored information ... Memories of events are always a mix of factual traces of sensory information overlaid with emotions, mingled with interpretation and "filled in" with imaginings ...

Famous quotes containing the words events and/or traumatic:

    Since events are not metaphors, the literal-minded have a certain advantage in dealing with them.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    There’s a quality of legend about freaks. Like a person in a fairy tale who stops you and demands that you answer a riddle. Most people go through life dreading they’ll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma. They’ve already passed their test in life. They’re aristocrats.
    Diane Arbus (1923–1971)