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Distinguished Visiting Faculty Member Dr. Jerry A. Boriskin of University of the Rockies Delivers Keynote COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when many military men and women are returning home from combat, Dr. Jerry A.
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 survivorsâ€™ families.
An increasing number of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder means an increased risk of domestic violence, U.S. researchers said. Monica Matthieu, an expert on veterans' mental health, and Peter Hovmand, domestic violence expert, both at Washington University in St.
By Marilyn Elias Post-traumatic stress disorder, once a poorly understood and little-known mental health problem, is turning up on the public's radar a lot more as growing numbers of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans seek treatment for the illness.
By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - New data from a public health registry that tracks the health effects of 9/11 suggest that as many as 70,000 people might have developed post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the terrorist attacks.The estimate, released Wednesday by New York City's Department of Health, is based on an analysis of the health of 71,437 people who enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Registry.
Suffering a traumatic injury can have serious and long-lasting implications for a patient's mental health, U.S. researchers said.
By IAN BRUCE DEFENCE CORRESPONDENT MILITARY veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder are more than twice as likely to die prematurely from heart attacks than soldiers who have not been exposed to psychological damage as a result of military service, according to a major new US study.
Patients with accident- or trauma-related chronic pain often have post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, University of Michigan researchers said. However, what isn't clearly known, however, is how PTSD relates to mood disorders and pain severity in chronic pain patients.
A new study released Friday has found that one in eight people who were living near the World Trade Center during the September 11, 2001 attacks are still suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Individuals who experience military combat obviously endure extreme stress, and this exposure leaves many diagnosed with the psychiatric condition of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. PTSD is associated with several abnormalities in brain structure and function. However, as researcher Roger Pitman explains, â€œAlthough it is tempting to conclude that these abnormalities were caused by the traumatic event, it is also possible that they were pre-existing risk factors that increased...
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