David San Filippo

David San Filippo
National-Louis University · Health Studies

Ph.D.

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Humans appear to have had awareness from their early consciousness that death was inevitable for all living things. Religions and spiritual practices throughout history have provided belief structures that support the religious and social needs of practitioners regarding death and an existence after life. Death beliefs and practices throughout hist...
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Vestibular disorders such as vertigo impact approximately 69 million people in the United States (Agrawal, Carey, Della Santina, Schubert, and Minor (2009). The symptoms of vertigo have a significant impact on many workers’ ability to remain in the occupations that they had been employed before the onset of their vertigo and in the performance of m...
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Bereavement is the process of suffering that follows the loss of a living being that is significant to someone. When one suffers, she or he has to endure an unpleasant experience, in the case of bereavement, the loss of something special to the person. This loss most often is a loved one but could also include the loss of a pet, relationship, or ph...
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This ebook provides a brief overview of the phenomenon of near-death experiences.
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This brief ebook reviews some of the common fears human beings have regarding death and dying.
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This ebook is a brief historical look at the attitudes concerning death and dying.

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1. Learn about the differences between post- traumatic stress (PTS) and post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI) and post-traumatic disorder (PTSD) to help mental health professionals to recognize the differences in the conditions. 2. Explore a frame of reference on who can suffer from post-traumatic stress (PTS), post- traumatic stress injury (PTSI), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for mental professionals to appraise how PTS, PTSI, and PTSD may develop in law enforcement personnel. 3. Identify new approaches of addressing a post- traumatic stress injury (PTSI) to minimize the chances of PTSI becoming a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by providing mental health professionals with tools to help their clients to neutralize their post-traumatic stress from becoming a disorder.