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2011-06-07 22:19:24

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.

2011-06-03 13:16:28

A new study from the Journal of Traumatic Stress finds that for active-duty male soldiers in the U.S. Army who are happily married, communicating frequently with one's spouse through letters and emails during deployment may protect against the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms after returning home.

2011-05-03 00:03:02

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.

2011-04-05 00:00:30

Aiding Service members and their families suffering from psychological illnesses. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 SentiMetrix, Inc has been awarded a sub-contract, via the Center for International Rehabilitation (CIR), as a contributor to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) “Healing Heroes” Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) on web-based approaches for medical and psychological health social networking, care delivery/telehealth, and informatics for Service...

2011-02-11 16:01:39

Psychology students at Queen's University have discovered similarities between child soldier trauma in Uganda and those children caught up in Northern Ireland's Troubles.

2010-12-14 09:35:00

MANKATO, Minn., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Nelson has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Serving three tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan and watching two of your friends die in an explosion can do that to a guy.

2010-11-09 11:05:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new inspirational stories website, 'GotInspiration.org,' is connecting those who have endured some of life's most difficult situations with those who are looking for inspiration.

2010-07-21 15:09:03

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) rates peak in women later than they do in men. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Annals of General Psychiatry found that men are most vulnerable to PTSD between the ages of 41 and 45 years, while women are most vulnerable at 51 to 55.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.