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2013-09-24 13:30:05

Accidents also traumatize small children. Around one in ten children still suffers from a post-traumatic stress disorder a year after a road accident or burn injury, reliving aspects of the traumatic experience in the form of flashbacks or nightmares. In doing so, young children keep replaying the stressful memories while avoiding anything that might remind them of the accident in any way. As a result of this constant alertness to threatening memories, the children can develop sleeping...

Some Fears May Be Eliminated Just By Going To Sleep
2013-09-23 09:25:43

[ Watch the Video: Never Fear! Just Sleep On It! ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has shown some fears could be unlearned while a person sleeps. Using specific odors, such as woody or floral scents, scientists were able to reduce the reactions of subjects who were trained to fear a pair of faces prior to the study. Going forward, the researchers say this new technique could be used to treat people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder...

PTSD Treatment Hope From Memory Loss Gene
2013-09-19 04:11:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The discovery of a gene partially responsible for the loss of old memories could benefit people suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by making it easier to replace fear-inducing recollections with more positive associations, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) claim in a new study. The gene, which is known as Tet1, appears to control a small group of genes that control the phenomenon...

2013-09-17 23:33:22

A Forever Recovery has launched a new information portal to help Veterans and their families win the “battle at home” against addiction, and to understand the link between substance & alcohol abuse and war zone deployment. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 A Forever Recovery, a unique treatment facility that empowers clients to find the recovery base that is best for them, has launched a new information portal at http://blog.stopyouraddiction.com/military/ to help...

2013-09-10 23:04:20

San Francisco-based tie designer, Bows-N-Ties.com, just released a limited edition military necktie honoring for each of the four military branches. The proceeds from the sale of these ties will be donated to Stop Soldier Suicide - a nonprofit that connects military men and women who struggle with PTSD with free mental healthcare. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 San Francisco-based tie designer, Bows-N-Ties.com, just released a limited edition necktie to honor the men and...

Scientists Demonstrate Ability to Erase Memories
2013-09-10 17:21:45

[ Watch the Video: Wiping Out Bad Memories ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online In the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Jim Carrey played a man who had his brain scrubbed of painful memories – only to have them eventually come back to haunt him. While the selective deletion of memories may sound like science fiction, neuroscientists from The Scripps Research Institute have demonstrated just that in mice and rats, according to their report in the...

2013-09-02 23:00:18

From Miley Cyrus to Apple, people and businesses are hurting and helping their reputation. Russell Ireland does the right thing and apologizes to disabled Iraq war veteran James Glaser. Oxford, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 When James Glaser, retired Air Force master sergeant and 20 year veteran, walked into Big I's restaurant in Oxford, Mass., he didn't expect to immediately get asked to leave the restaurant due to the policy of no dogs allowed at Big I's....


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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