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2014-04-09 20:22:18

SCHOFIELD, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience®, Inc. (OTCBB: PMBS), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced today that the company is moving forward with the development of their first cannabinoid-based formulation that targets the mental health market by focusing on anxiety and depression. "We believe that with the technologies we have available, PuraMed can utilize hemp-derived compounds to...

2014-04-07 16:34:11

A third of intensive care patients develop depression that typically manifests as physical, or somatic, symptoms such as weakness, appetite change, and fatigue, rather than psychological symptoms, according to one of the largest studies to investigate the mental health and functional outcomes of survivors of critical care, published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. The study suggests that intensive care unit (ICU) survivors could be three times more likely to experience depression than...

2014-04-04 23:04:29

Mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) says that lawmakers must immediately begin an investigation into the possibility that the psychiatric drugs provided as treatment may actually be contributing to increased violence. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Violence and psychiatric drugs—a deadly formula America is becoming too intimately familiar with and, the mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) says that...

2014-03-27 23:33:51

Veteran to Bike the TransAmerican Trail (4,232 miles) to Bring Attention to PTSD (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Veteran Dmitry Solominsky will pedal across the country via the TransAmerican Trail on his mid-1980s Lotus Éclair in an effort to raise funds for and attention to the effects of PTSD. The cyclist will begin his ride early in Seattle, Washington on April 1, 2014, traveling south until he hits the official cycling route which spans from Astoria, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginia. As he...

2014-03-26 12:21:07

National commander calls transition assistance for veterans a moral and legal obligation. WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger told members of the House and Senate Committees on Veterans' Affairs Wednesday that this is a "crucial threshold in history" with more than 1.2 million service members soon to discharge from the U.S. Armed Forces and enter civilian lives, expecting the support they earned and deserve. "I...

2014-03-21 23:24:39

YogaFit is proud to announce the new DVD YogaFit for Warriors. The new program aims at helping military veterans gain the skills and abilities to use yoga to treat PTSD. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 YogaFit® Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce the YogaFit for Warriors DVD, a do-at-home yoga class designed for military veterans and families and emergency responders suffering the after-effects of trauma in their lives. YogaFit for Warriors helps calm...

2014-03-20 23:25:01

Grand Valley State University and the Michigan Combat PTSD Task Force to host two-day conference focusing on PTSD and moral injuries, and how communities can work to help support veterans. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Since 2001, more than 2.2 million men and women have served in the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to statistics from the Department of Veterans Affairs, more than a quarter of a million of those troops have been seen by VA doctors for treatment...

2014-03-20 23:01:18

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Reports 9/11 Linked to Two Heart Disease Culprits: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder New York, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers have linked high levels of exposure to inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero to the risk of obstructed sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), both conditions that may impact cardiovascular health. The two separate...

2014-03-20 12:29:18

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) clinical trial scenario. This report provides...

2014-03-19 08:30:22

Majority of Responding Veterans Surveyed Report Having PBA Symptoms, Adding an Extra Burden to Managing Life Post-TBI ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the presentation of results from a first-of-its-kind study of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) symptoms in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) conducted in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Evidera. The study will be presented at the...


Latest Posttraumatic stress disorder Reference Libraries

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...

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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