Ideology & the “Normal Stance”

Ideology & the “Normal Stance”

Althussur (as cited in Boggs, 1989) defined ideology as “Ideas imposed by society and embraced by individuals which determine our lived relation to the real, in order to maintain the status quo” (p. 88). Ideology helps to assure the reproduction of those...
Ideology & the “Normal Stance”

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...
Ideology & the “Normal Stance”

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....
Ideology & the “Normal Stance”

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...