Latest Acute stress reaction Stories

2011-08-05 00:00:29

SinusWars15 brings Yoga in a bottle NY,NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Psychoneurobiology is a whole new field of study that explores the ways our emotions impact on our physical well-being. It is accepted that stress and anxiety affect the immune system, endocrine system as well as neurological functions. By affecting these systems of the body, the body can be made physically ill. There have been extensive studies done to demonstrate that being under continuous stress can cause infections and...

2010-12-07 13:29:55

Researchers calm an overly stimulating chemical within five hours of trauma Post-traumatic stress syndrome "“ when a severely stressful event triggers exaggerated and chronic fear "“ affects nearly 8 million people in the United States and is hard to treat. In a preclinical study, Northwestern Medicine scientists have for the first time identified the molecular cause of the debilitating condition and prevented it from occurring by injecting calming drugs into the brain within...

2010-01-11 10:19:00

15 Percent of Parents Still Experience Traumatic Stress Six Months Later PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to research by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) recently published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress, one month after their child was injured 27 percent of parents experienced acute stress disorder or significant traumatic stress symptoms, including re-experiencing the incident, avoiding reminders of the incident, and increased general anxiety...

2009-11-04 09:30:00

Use of cannabinoids (marijuana) could assist in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder patients. This is exposed in a new study carried out at the Learning and Memory Lab in the University of Haifa's Department of Psychology. The study, carried out by research student Eti Ganon-Elazar under the supervision of Dr. Irit Akirav, was published in the prestigious Journal of Neuroscience. In most cases, the result of experiencing a traumatic event - a car accident or terror attack - is the...

2009-09-21 14:16:40

According to a new review of neuroscientific research, coercive interrogation techniques used during the Bush administration to extract information from terrorist suspects are likely to have been unsuccessful and may have had many unintended negative effects on the suspect's memory and brain functions. A new article, published by Cell Press on September 21st in the journal, Trends in Cognitive Science, reviews scientific evidence demonstrating that repeated and extreme stress and anxiety have...

2008-12-02 01:20:25

An injection of cortisol shortly after exposure to a traumatic event may prevent the onset of post-traumatic stress disorder, researchers in Israel said. Joseph Zohar of the Sackler Medical School at Tel Aviv University said he is taking his animal model findings to the U.S. National Institute of Health and hopes to start clinical trials within the next year. Currently, by definition, a diagnosis of PTSD is made only after an individual has been living with an acute stress reaction for one...

2008-12-01 17:25:00

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects as many as one in five of all Americans who survive a harrowing experience like rape, assault, war or terrorism. It has emotionally paralyzed survivors of 9/11 and broken up survivors' families.There is no broadly accepted treatment that can lower the chance of developing the disorder, but thanks to a Tel Aviv University researcher, a medical means of preventing PTSD may be just around the corner.Prof. Joseph Zohar from the Sackler Medical School,...

2008-11-10 21:00:13

Patients with cardiac defibrillators may have a higher death risk if they have post-traumatic stress disorder, German researchers said. Dr. Karl-Heinz Ladwig of Technische Universitaet Muenchen in Germany and Helmholtz Zentrum National Research Center for Environmental Health in Neuherberg, Germany, and colleagues studied 211 patients who had received implantable cardiac defibrillators -- devices that administer shocks to help restore normal heartbeat -- following a heart event in 1998....

2008-09-14 03:00:11

By Taylor, Marcus K Markham, Amanda E; Reis, Jared P; Padilla, Genieleah A; Potterat, Eric G; Drummond, Sean P A; Mujica-Parodi, Lilianne R ABSTRACT Background: Physical fitness and physical conditioning have long been valued by the military for their roles in enhancing mission-specific performance and reducing risk of injury in the warfighter. It is not known whether physical fitness plays a causal role in attenuating acute military stress reactions or the evolution of post-traumatic...

2007-06-28 12:05:12

By Markowitz, Joseph D In this case report, an elderly combat veteran with a chronic course of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that was untreated for nearly 60 years was evaluated and treated with a combination of medication and graded exposure psychotherapy. To the best of our knowledge, there have been no reports on graded exposure in the elderly. The course of treatment lessened the key symptom domains of PTSD. Comorbid depression was also lessened. Although a single case report,...

Latest Acute stress reaction Reference Libraries

Acute Stress Reaction
2013-07-29 09:36:16

Acute Stress Reaction (ASR), also referred to as shock or Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), is a variation on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Symptoms ASR can often escalate to ASD. Symptoms of acute stress reaction include a change in attention, disorientation, daze and confusion. After these symptoms occur, victims suffering from ASR can often become withdrawn from their surroundings or experience panic anxiety paired with impairment and extreme emotions of sadness, anger and fear....

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
2013-07-19 15:31:29

Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...

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