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Vietnam Vets Who Have PTSD Are More Than Twice As Likely To Have Heart Disease
2013-06-26 12:27:08

NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Male twin Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were more than twice as likely as those without PTSD to develop heart disease during a 13-year period, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. This is the first long-term study to measure the association between PTSD and heart disease using objective clinical diagnoses combined with cardiac imaging techniques. "This study provides further...

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...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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