In this issue:
Reflections on the Impact of the Sandy Hook School Shootings on How We Think About Children's Mental Health in Connecticut
Attuning to Attachment-Based Deficits
Trauma and Incarceration: An Opportunity for Treatment and Recovery?
Preparing for Stress
Trauma and Incarceration: An Opportunity for Treatment and Recovery? by Steve Bistran, M.A.
For a quick but informative review of incarceration rates and some possible causes of high incarceration rates, check Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org) and search for “Incarceration in the United States” and “List of Countries by Incarceration Rate”. Articles are continuously revised and updated.
1Data for Connecticut may be found at: http://www.ct.gov/doc/cwp/view.asp?a=1492&Q=270036&docNav=|
Preparing for Stress by Olivia Yetter, BA
Jamieson, J.P., Nock, M.K., & Mendes, W.B. (2012). Mind over matter: Reappraising arousal improves cardiovascular and cognitive responses to stress. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 141, 417-422.
Keller, A., Litzelman, K., Wisk, L., Maddox, T., Cheng, E.R., Creswell, P.D., and Witt, W.P. (2012).Does the Perception that Stress Affects Health Matter? The Association with Health and Mortality. Health Psychology,5, 677–684.
McGonigal, K. (2013). TED:Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend. TED Global 2013 [video], Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend.html