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2014-05-20 23:12:41

The reach of MilitaryConnection.com will extend the efforts of Artists for Trauma to bring healing through the arts to U.S. military members, past and present. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 MilitaryConnection.com, one of the most comprehensive directories of resources and information for active duty military, Veterans and their families is proud to announce its alliance with Artists for Trauma (AFT). AFT is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the quality of...

2014-05-20 16:25:49

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical or sexual assault, a car or other accident, a natural disaster or even witnessing a life-threatening event are only some of the events that can contribute to the nearly 8 million American adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To address this increasing community need, Rogers Memorial Hospital is opening a new adult partial hospitalization program for single-incident PTSD at their newly expanded location at Lincoln...

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Common After A Stay In An Intensive Care Unit
2014-05-19 03:27:32

American Thoracic Society Patients who have survived a stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) have a greatly increased risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "An ICU stay can be traumatic for both patients and their families," said Ann M. Parker, MD, a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellow at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. "In our...

2014-05-15 16:28:34

PONTE VEDRA, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The nationally known K9s For Warriors program formally broke ground on a new training facility in Nocatee May 15, marking a major leap forward in the nonprofit organization's efforts to aid veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/MN26942) The event was held at 4 p.m. Thursday May 15 at Crosswater Hall in Nocatee. The...

2014-05-15 08:34:23

By: The Real Warriors Campaign WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Mental Health Month and Memorial Day, the Real Warriors Campaign (www.realwarriors.net) encourages all service members, veterans and families to seek help for psychological health concerns. Experiencing psychological stress as a result of life transitions, deployment or other long-term separations can be common in military life. Because psychological wounds are often invisible,...

2014-05-13 08:32:15

K9s For Warriors trains shelter dogs and matches them with veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury SHAWNEE, Kan. and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare's K9 Advantix(®) II and K9s For Warriors today announced a partnership that will enable pet owners to support veterans of post-9/11 conflicts who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). K9s For Warriors pairs...

2014-05-12 23:08:10

Author Jacqueline Buckley shares experience with, strategies for healing stress disorder symptoms. Strathmore, Alberta (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 After being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 2009, author Jacqueline Buckley was inspired to write her new memoir, “Eye of the Storm: Personal Commitment to Managing Symptoms of PTSD” (published by iUniverse). “I share my experiences living with PTSD but, more importantly, I share my strategies for managing its...

2014-05-09 13:10:36

Springer Reducing test anxiety has fewer stigmas, leads to potential prevention benefits Showing students how to cope with test anxiety might also help them to handle their built-up angst and fretfulness about other issues. The results of a new study by Carl Weems of the University of New Orleans show that anxiety intervention programs that focus on academic matters fit well into the demands of the school routine, and do not carry the same stigma among youth as general anxiety programs...

2014-05-07 08:32:35

Company to Provide Psychological Health Support Services to the Naval Center for Combat and Operational Stress Control RESTON, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) to provide psychological health support services to the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC). The single-award cost-plus fixed-...

2014-05-01 23:12:06

The renowned therapist reflects on the implications of PTSD and shares practical coping advice for sufferers. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In light of the recent ferry tragedy in South Korea, Edy Nathan, MA, LCSW, has released 5 symptoms of PTSD along with 5 usable tools to help calm them. Nathan is a top NYC-based therapist specializing in grief of all forms. Many South Korean parents are currently mourning the loss of their children, whether already confirmed or – sadly –...


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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