PTSD Medline Plus
Here’s a whole collection of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder-related resources from the National Library of Medicine. Read the latest research, learn about the latest treatments, and more.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children
Here’s a brief article on how children can be deeply affected by trauma, with some related resources on helping your child cope with anxiety, depression and more from About’s guide to parenting children ages K-6th grade.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Here’s a great resource with information on Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Phobia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and other stress- and anxiety- related disorders. Included is a special section for children and teens.
Depression: Getting Help for Yourself
Chronic stress can lead to depression. Listed are some great self-care strategies, along with information on different types of professional help that are available and how to get started with a therapist.
Overcoming the Catch 22s of Depression
Sometimes people suffering from depression know what they need to do to get better, but features of their condition make it especially difficult to do what they need to do. Read more about this, and what to do if you find yourself or a loved one in this position.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
People who experience severely traumatic events, such as war, natural disasters or abuse, can develop PTSD. Learn more about the symptoms and effects of this disorder, along with current research and resources, from the National Mental Health Association.
The Effects of Stress and Psychological Disorders on The Immune System
Here’s an amazingly thorough research paper analyzing many aspects of stress and its effects on the immune system, including what cognitive coping strategies are less effective, what conditions can be caused by stress, and more.