Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)   Part Three

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Part Three

Retrograde Amnesia and Memory Recovery According to Hunkin, Parkin, Bradley, Burrows, Aldrick, Jansari, and Burdon-Cooper (1995), retrograde amnesia is a loss of memory-access to events that occurred, or information that was learned, before an injury, or the onset of...
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)   Part Three

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Part Two

Memory Memory is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Information that reaches the five senses in the forms of chemical and physical stimuli is electrically encoded. In the storage phase, information is maintained over periods of time....
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)   Part Three

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Part One

© 2016 Stefan J. Malecek, Ph.D., MAC A Historical Note Descriptions of reactions to traumatic situations abound, though the denomination of PTSD has only appeared in recent years. The following citations are found in Bentley (1991, p. 13): “Three thousand years ago an...

Social Darwinism

Part of the difficulty in establishing sensible and consistent usage is that commitment to the biology of natural selection and to ‘survival of the fittest’ entailed nothing uniform either for sociological method or for political doctrine. A ‘social...

Greed

“The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom… You never know what is enough, until you know what is more than enough ”                                                                             Blake, 1790-93/1906. Enough One of the most intense and...