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2013-11-26 23:31:02

New research suggests that women with PTSD are at higher risk for obesity, which could be compounded during the holidays. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Alcohol and drug rehab for women provides treatment for more than addiction alone; behavioral health comes with many complications, including repercussions from trauma. Research published in the November 20th online issues of JAMA Psychiatry (http://archpsyc.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1780021) indicates that...

2013-11-11 08:28:43

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "BED FOR A VET," a nationwide initiative spearheaded by KLEAN Treatment Center CEO Andrew Spanswick and KLEAN Radio talk show host Judah Friedman launches today, Veteran's Day, November 11, 2013. http://bedforavet.com/ Spanswick, a renowned mental health expert often called on by the major news networks, leading magazines and popular media for his expertise in addiction disorders including dual diagnosis and Friedman, host of the popular national...

2013-11-10 23:00:18

In service to those coming out of the battlefields, the President and Chief of Research of Topical BioMedics and developer of Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Cream seeks to heal those who valiantly serve the nation. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 In 1985, Lou Paradise – President and Chief of Research of Topical BioMedics, Inc., the developer of Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Cream – found himself in pain... Riddled with severe bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). The...

2013-11-08 23:02:21

Health care providers should be prepared to offer services not only to those directly impacted by a traumatic event but also to those for whom such an event triggers reminders of a traumatic event experienced in the past, according to a study of 71 Boston-area veterans with a history of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) before and after the Boston marathon bombing. The study, published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress, showed that there is considerable variability in how...

2013-11-08 12:23:34

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Recent changes in the guidebook for classifying mental disorders will help clinicians fine-tune diagnoses and help patients get the treatment they need," said Jerry L. Halverson, M.D., FAPA, medical director of adult services at Rogers Memorial Hospital. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131108/CG13632) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/CG28143LOGO-b) The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical...

2013-11-07 12:44:30

In order for prolonged exposure therapy, an evidence-based psychotherapy for PTSD, to reach its full potential, any misperceptions or ruptures in trust and communication between therapist and client need fixing, according to a new Case Western Reserve University study. The study, reported in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology online article, “Patterns of Therapeutic Alliance: Rupture-Repair Episodes in Prolonged Exposure for PTSD,” is among the first to examine how...

2013-11-05 11:55:59

Wars, earthquakes, major traffic accidents, and terrorist attacks may bring about profound spiritual pains, and even cause extreme fear and helplessness for people that have experienced or witnessed these unusual threats or disasters. This persistent and constant mental disorder caused by psychological trauma is termed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Can brain structural damage alter as symptoms improve? As PTSD progresses, brain structure inevitably changes, however, no PTSD symptoms...

2013-11-05 10:28:32

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Childhood neglect and abuse, whether physical or psychological, confers a lifetime vulnerability to stress, anxiety, and mood problems. Such early-life stress is also suspected to contribute to the development of chronic pain in adulthood. In fact, there is growing concern that chronic pain syndromes may be a complication of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, this link is particularly challenging to study because many stressful...

2013-11-05 08:27:27

PHILADELPHIA, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Childhood neglect and abuse, whether physical or psychological, confers a lifetime vulnerability to stress, anxiety, and mood problems. Such early-life stress is also suspected to contribute to the development of chronic pain in adulthood. In fact, there is growing concern that chronic pain syndromes may be a complication of posttraumatic stress...

2013-11-05 08:20:24

This Veterans Day, wounded war hero Gary Linfoot becomes the first military recipient of an Ekso(TM) bionic exoskeleton through an IHF grant in partnership with the Airpower Foundation LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinite Hero Foundation (IHF) today announced that eight organizations will receive charitable grants in furtherance of the Foundation's goal to address the most critical mental and physical challenges facing our returning military veterans. This is the second...


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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