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2013-06-20 23:19:53

New statistics from the CDC reveal a notable rise in mental health issues among young Americans, causing many to reassess diagnostic procedures in the country. Mental health service provider UBH Denton comments on this trend. Denton, TX (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 UBH Denton, or University Behavioral Health Denton, has maintained a wide range of outpatient and inpatient mental health treatment options for patients suffering from different psychiatric issues, including those who are children. As a...

2013-06-20 23:03:50

Individuals unable to work due to PTSD may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance or VA disability benefits Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 June 20, 2013–Nearly eight million Americans have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to the National Institutes of Health. June is PTSD Awareness Month, and PTSD Awareness Day is June 27. Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance(SSDI) representation and VA disability appeals,...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Often Follows Stroke
2013-06-20 11:26:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For many, suffering a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) is unfortunately just the beginning of their battle, as a new study from the Columbia University Medical Center shows that these folks often experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after such events. According to the new report in the open access journal PLoS ONE, almost 1 in 4 people suffer from symptoms of PTSD within the first year following the event and 1 in...

2013-06-19 23:22:44

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder often leads to addiction and its significance in treatment needs to be better understood. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 For the last three years, a national day of recognition for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a relatively common problem among Americans, has helped break the stigma associated with the condition. Roughly 60% of men and 50% of women experience some form of trauma during the course of their lives, including accidents, physical...

2013-06-18 23:03:56

The Royal Mental Health Center of Ottawa, on behalf of the Canadian Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Clinic Network today released a bi-lingual, multi-platform mobile application for veterans, their families and their health practitioners. The OSI Connect mobile application will help veterans, military and RCMP recognize and help seek treatment for mental health issues. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Clinic of The Royal Mental Health Center of...

Ambien Heightens Recollection Of Bad Memories
2013-06-16 04:45:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once asleep, we all experience five different stages in our sleep cycle. That being said, one would be hard pressed to find anyone who is familiar with any of the cycles besides REM sleep, or rapid eye movement sleep, which is typically characterized by quick and random movements of the eyes combined with muscle paralysis. During REM, neural activity in the brain intensifies showing a similarity to the activity associated with...

2013-06-13 23:26:12

June is PTSD Awareness Month and Pretty Road Press has used the opportunity to sign a book deal with author and Vietnam War veteran William J. Blaylock for his manuscript "Invisible: Living with PTSD's Unseen Wound," a memoir about his struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition affecting up to 20 percent of Irag War vets and 20 percent of Vietnam War vets. Folsom, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Attention, motorists. The driver in front of you may be hearing gunshots. The traffic...


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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