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2014-02-24 23:03:18

Bridges to Recovery announces groundbreaking holistic residential treatment solutions for patients suffering post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Bridges to Recovery has three locations in California to assist patients in dealing with a number of mental health matters, including PTSD. The facility offers residential treatment for those who desire in-depth options in an environment that is comfortable and inviting. Residential care takes...

2012-07-03 23:03:45

Military Author and Attorney Discusses Growing Number of Child Custody Cases Involving PTSD-Afflicted Parents, Presents Blueprint for Courts to Distinguish Special Issues in Military Families and Accurately Assess Demonstrated Parenting Ability Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Over two million children have had a parent mobilized for military duty since September 11, 2001. During the last decade of combat operations, one in five service members has become a casualty of either...

2012-05-24 23:01:57

Nanotherapeutics is assessing the safety of its drug for treating PTSD - post traumatic stress disorder. About 300,000 veterans of the recent wars are estimated to be affected by PTSD or major depression. Alachua, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 Nanotherapeutics, Inc., today announced initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with PRX-3140. The trial is a single-site, open label pilot study to assess safety for use in adult subjects with...

2011-06-07 22:19:24

Study examines mental health of recent veterans of US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Women service members who experience combat are apparently as resilient as the men they serve alongside, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. Men and women deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in 2007 and 2008 experienced very similar levels of combat-related stress and post-deployment mental health impacts during the first year following return from deployment, researchers...

2011-05-03 00:03:02

Also with service-related physical injuries Military service members who screened positive for mental health disorders before deployment, or who were injured during deployment, were more likely to develop post-deployment posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms than their colleagues without these risk factors, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "The relationship between preinjury psychiatric status and postinjury...

2010-11-11 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric condition that can affect people who have experienced life-threatening events. This condition, so often associated with combat traumas, also affects many Americans who have lived through other types of traumatic events, such as car crashes or other serious accidents, fires, or natural disasters. Further improving prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD is a top priority for the VA Research...

2010-10-26 14:18:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Where: The City Library, 210 S. 400 E., Salt Lake City When: November 3 Film at 7:00 pm Discussion at 8:00 pm featuring local experts in the field of PTSD The screening is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Tickets: https://www.homeboxoffice.com/rsvp/wartornSLC Visit www.slcfilmcenter.org or call 801-746-7000 for more info. WARTORN: 1861-2010 Civil War...

2010-04-26 13:57:00

Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey (Ret), former U.S. National Drug Policy Director says service members can receive Twelve Oaks' "expert treatment... after harsh rigors of battle" WASHINGTON and NAVARRE, Fla., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve Oaks Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center has introduced a new track for those, particularly U.S. service members, dealing with post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. The track, called "ASPIRE" for Addicted Survivors of PTSD Integrated...

2009-11-10 08:17:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last month in Washington, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki made a staggering announcement: more veterans have committed suicide since 2001 than have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Coming within weeks of the release of the US Army's suicide prevention guidebook, the VA Secretary's statement underscores the commitment to teaching service members and veterans the methods for overcoming combat stress. While for many...


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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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