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2013-06-04 12:25:03

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trauma resulting from past exposure to violence is common among youth in detention, according to a new bulletin released today by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). PTSD, Trauma, and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Detained Youth found a majority of youth in detention previously experienced one or more traumatic events. The bulletin is the second in OJJDP's series on the findings of the...

2013-05-31 23:16:12

Twenty-two veterans take their lives every day with over 600,000 living with psychological trauma from their service to our country. This Able Veteran is doing our part to help them. Carbondale, Illinois (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 On Memorial Day, we paused to remember those who have sacrificed so much for our country. But, remembering isn't enough. There is more we can do to truly thank our military personnel. There is one organization that understands the problems and gaps veterans face,...

Poor Sleep Linked To Post-Heart Attack PTSD
2013-05-30 15:48:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Yale and Columbia suggests that a lack of sleep after suffering a heart attack could be due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study, which was published in Annals of Behavioral Medicine, builds on previous evidence suggesting that heart attack survivors with PTSD have twice the risk of having another cardiac episode or of dying within one to three years, compared to those patients without...

2013-05-29 16:25:23

MALVERN, Pa., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc., a privately-held medical device company committed to the development of innovative, non-invasive therapies to treat psychiatric conditions, announced today that it is the recipient of Red Herring's Top 100 North America Award, a prestigious accolade honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from North America. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130529/PH22529 ) Neuronetics manufactures and...

2013-05-29 12:26:53

Simple relief available for patients with cancer and heart-disease, victims of cyber-bullying and violence, and those experiencing anxieties and insomnia AUSTIN, Texas, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PTSD affects an estimated 5.2 million people each year according to the National Center for PTSD. As many as 7-8% of the US population will have PTSD sometime during their lives. While most people associate PTSD as a combat soldier's affliction, it affects millions of others...

2013-05-29 09:35:14

Women who have mental health disorders around the time of birth are more likely to have previously experienced domestic violence, according to a study by UK researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The researchers, led by Louise Howard from King's College London, found that high levels of symptoms of perinatal* depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder were linked to having experienced domestic violence either during pregnancy, the past year, or over a woman's...

2013-05-29 09:34:06

Treatments for depression that don't involve antidepressant drugs but rather focus on different forms of talking therapy (referred to as psychotherapeutic interventions) are all beneficial, with no one form of therapy being better than the others, according to a study by international researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. These findings are important as they suggest that patients with depression should discuss different forms of non-drug therapy with their doctors and explore...

2013-05-28 20:21:49

HOUSTON, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX) today announced the receipt of a letter from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) declining the company's request to reconsider the 2007 National Coverage Determination for the treatment-resistant depression indication. "Cyberonics is very disappointed in the position taken by CMS that the new evidence accumulated over the past five years and recently published in four peer-reviewed journals does...

2013-05-27 10:53:20

Women at a particular stage in their monthly menstrual cycle may be more vulnerable to some of the psychological side-effects associated with stressful experiences, according to a study from UCL. The results suggest a monthly window of opportunity that could potentially be targeted in efforts to prevent common mental health problems developing in women. The research is the first to show a potential link between psychological vulnerability and the timing of a biological cycle, in this case...

2013-05-24 23:25:50

NIH-Funded Study Reveals How Modern Technology Can Be Used to Enforce Clinical Best Practices That Improve Patient Outcomes and Reduce Costs Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 CareAnyware, a Brightree company and leading provider of home health and hospice software solutions, and Cornell University announced today results of a recent study that showed significant reductions in rehospitalization rates for clinically depressed home health patients treated with Cornell´s Depression Carepath...


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Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

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