Latest Posttraumatic stress disorder Stories

2013-05-24 23:17:59

Neurofeedback is a research proven brain training method that harnesses neuroplasticity to reshape brain networks. When used to treat PTSD, neurofeedback quiets fear networks in the brain. Cambridge, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The NeuroDevelopment Center is making available without charge 20 sessions of neurofeedback treatment to anyone with PTSD symptoms related to experiences in the Marathon bombing. This includes first responders. Neurofeedback makes use of the brain´s...

Fear Circuitry In The Brain Of Soldiers With PTSD Never Rests
2013-05-19 06:07:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Regions of the brain that have been linked to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military veterans continue to perform abnormally, even if there is no external stress present, according to new research published in the journal Neuroscience Letters. The research, which was completed by researchers at the New York University School of Medicine and presented Saturday at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatry Association,...

Suicide Risk Elevated For Soldiers With Repeat Brain Injuries
2013-05-18 05:23:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Military service personnel who suffer at least two mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are far more likely to commit suicide or have suicidal thoughts than those who have one or fewer such injuries, according to research published online Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. According to Michelle Castillo of CBS News, researchers at the National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah report that TBIs, which...

2013-05-07 23:00:58

Stocker's book was released just before the kidnapped women and child escaped after 10 years of captivity in Cleveland. Akron, OH (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The breaking news of three Cleveland women who were kidnapped ten years ago and escaped this week is only too familiar to therapist and author Susan Rau Stocker. She is the author of several books, the newest of which, Only Her Naked Courage, was just released as a Kindle book. The story line to Stocker's book is chillingly similar to what...

2013-04-27 23:02:33

Adults who have been abused or neglected as children have higher rates of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and are more likely to die at younger ages. New book by Praeclarus Press Editor, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Treating the Lifetime Health Effects of Childhood Abuse, 2nd Edition, describes why child abuse survivors are more likely to get sick--and more importantly, what they can do to heal. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 Research over the last two decades has clearly shown that...

2013-04-22 22:28:12

Stress triggered neuropsychiatric disorders take an enormous personal, social and economic toll on society. In the US more than half of adults are exposed to at least one traumatic event throughout their lives. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating anxiety disorder associated with exposure to a traumatic event outside the range of normal human experience. PTSD typically follows a chronic, often lifelong, course. Patients have diminished quality of life, are more likely to...

2013-04-17 23:03:44

Kids are not equipped to know how to heal from incidents like the recent Boston Marathon at their young ages, they should not know how. Dr. Bonnie gives tips on how to help your children and other children on how to heal. (http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/boston-marathon-investigation-fbi-announce-substantial-progress-probe-170749073.html) (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Dr. Bonnie says, “These children need reassurance that the bad guy is gone and they are safe. Their parents are safe and...

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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