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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...

2013-06-11 21:12:28

From a new study in Biological Psychiatry There is growing evidence that a gene variant that reduces the plasticity of the nervous system also modulates responses to treatments for mood and anxiety disorders. In this case, patients with posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, with a less functional variant of the gene coding for brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), responded less well to exposure therapy. This gene has been implicated previously in treatment response. Basic science...

2013-06-11 11:18:14

Family physicians positioned to intervene and connect survivors with needed services Although many abused women suffer from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and/or depression, they are not receiving needed mental health services, a University of Missouri researcher found. “More than half of the women participating in our study suffered from depression, PTSD or both illnesses,” said Mansoo Yu, an assistant professor of social work in the College of Human Environmental...


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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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