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Latest Posttraumatic stress disorder Stories

Poor Sleep Linked To Post-Heart Attack PTSD
2013-05-30 15:48:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Yale and Columbia suggests that a lack of sleep after suffering a heart attack could be due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study, which was published in Annals of Behavioral Medicine, builds on previous evidence suggesting that heart attack survivors with PTSD have twice the risk of having another cardiac episode or of dying within one to three years, compared to those patients without...

2013-05-29 23:19:42

A ground breaking Florida treatment center expansion is underway this week as The Florida House Experience of Deerfield Beach opens a state of the art trauma program. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Florida House Experience, an all inclusive drug addiction treatment center, located in Deerfield Beach, opened it´s Trauma Resolution Program in April 2013. The Florida House created a program devoted to treating anyone struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and...

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...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.