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2014-03-26 12:21:07

National commander calls transition assistance for veterans a moral and legal obligation. WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger told members of the House and Senate Committees on Veterans' Affairs Wednesday that this is a "crucial threshold in history" with more than 1.2 million service members soon to discharge from the U.S. Armed Forces and enter civilian lives, expecting the support they earned and deserve. "I...

2014-03-21 23:24:39

YogaFit is proud to announce the new DVD YogaFit for Warriors. The new program aims at helping military veterans gain the skills and abilities to use yoga to treat PTSD. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 YogaFit® Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce the YogaFit for Warriors DVD, a do-at-home yoga class designed for military veterans and families and emergency responders suffering the after-effects of trauma in their lives. YogaFit for Warriors helps calm...

2014-03-20 23:25:01

Grand Valley State University and the Michigan Combat PTSD Task Force to host two-day conference focusing on PTSD and moral injuries, and how communities can work to help support veterans. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Since 2001, more than 2.2 million men and women have served in the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to statistics from the Department of Veterans Affairs, more than a quarter of a million of those troops have been seen by VA doctors for treatment...

2014-03-20 23:01:18

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Reports 9/11 Linked to Two Heart Disease Culprits: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder New York, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers have linked high levels of exposure to inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero to the risk of obstructed sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), both conditions that may impact cardiovascular health. The two separate...

2014-03-20 12:29:18

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) clinical trial scenario. This report provides...

2014-03-19 08:30:22

Majority of Responding Veterans Surveyed Report Having PBA Symptoms, Adding an Extra Burden to Managing Life Post-TBI ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the presentation of results from a first-of-its-kind study of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) symptoms in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) conducted in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Evidera. The study will be presented at the...

2014-03-15 23:04:13

Lt. Col. Shaye Molendyke, a YogaFit® trainer and director of the YogaFit® for Warriors program, will be featured as a regular guest on Military Mom Talk Radio Show beginning March 17, 2014. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 YogaFit® Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce that Lt. Col. Shaye Molendyke, a YogaFit® trainer and director of the YogaFit® for Warriors program, will be featured as a regular guest on Military Mom Talk Radio Show...

2014-03-12 23:00:43

John R. Freedy, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, presented on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Andrea R. Gauld, PharmD, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences, Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, presented on Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs:Safe Use and Monitoring. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice...

2014-03-06 23:21:58

The Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital, is marking 20 years of pioneering and implementing effective strategies for helping traumatized children and teens through the healing process. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital's Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, the only center of its kind in the Pittsburgh region, is marking 20 years of helping children and families...

2014-03-05 10:55:05

Amid times of crisis, citizens often turn to social media as a method to share information, make observations and vent. But as a Georgia Tech professor’s research into social media use amid the Mexican drug war shows, posts can reveal growing numbness, or desensitization, during times of protracted violence and stress. Munmun De Choudhury, formerly of Microsoft Research and now an assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech, led the research.  Her team’s...


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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