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2013-08-14 16:25:07

An injured veteran shares his experience WINCHESTER, Calif., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Andrews, a veteran of the United States Navy, is still receiving care from a head and neck injury sustained while serving his country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121220/LA33655LOGO) In a letter to Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV), an organization which has provided millions of free arts and crafts kits to veteran patients since 1971, Andrews wrote, "I receive craft kits...

2013-07-29 12:26:26

BOSTON, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most children cannot be shielded from emotionally traumatic events, clinicians can target those who are most vulnerable to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a large study from Boston Children's Hospital. Findings appear online in the August issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, accompanied by an editorial. Researchers led by Katie McLaughlin, PhD, of the...

2013-07-23 23:04:13

Psychiatric hospital UBH Denton responds to an article commemorating National PTSD Awareness Day. Denton, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 University Behavioral Health Denton, or UBH Denton celebrates an article posted on June 25, 2013 in Time outlining the events of National PTSD Awareness Day and the sufferers and mental health leaders that spoke out. The article mentions Jerry Yellin, 89, who had “enlisted at 18 during World War II. He flew P-51 missions over Japan and lost 16 comrades...

2013-07-09 23:27:07

The Alcoholism and Addiction Cure, co-authored by Passages CEO Pax Prentiss, is a mainstay of the addiction treatment canon. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Passages Malibu Addiction Treatment Centers today announced a free giveaway of their flagship title The Alcoholism and Addiction Cure for returning military service personnel. June 27th was Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness (PTSD) Day and military staff members are disproportionately affected by PTSD. It wasn’t until 1980...

Veterans With PTSD And Sleep Apnea Get Help From CPAP Therapy
2013-07-09 05:02:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One type of ventilation therapy can help reduce nightmares amongst veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a new study recently published in an online supplement of the journal SLEEP. Principal investigator Sadeka Tamanna, medical director of the Sleep Disorders Laboratory at G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, Missouri, and colleagues report...

2013-07-01 15:07:21

Anyone who's ever heard a Beethoven sonata or a Beatles song knows how powerfully sound can affect our emotions. But it can work the other way as well – our emotions can actually affect how we hear and process sound. When certain types of sounds become associated in our brains with strong emotions, hearing similar sounds can evoke those same feelings, even far removed from their original context. It's a phenomenon commonly seen in combat veterans suffering from...

2013-07-01 12:21:59

Campaign will support IFHF effort to build PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury research and treatment centers ATLANTA, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NAPA AUTO PARTS is once again launching its "Get Back and Give Back" Campaign to support the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF), a not-for-profit organization that serves United States military personnel wounded or injured in service to our nation, and their families. Starting today and running through July, the "Get Back and Give Back"...

2013-07-01 11:32:24

Pre-deployment insomnia symptoms confer risk similar to combat exposure A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Naval Health Research Center has shown military service members who have trouble sleeping prior to deployments may be at greater risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety once they return home. The new study, published in the July 2013 edition of the journal SLEEP, found that pre-existing...

2013-06-28 08:24:12

Kognito Interactive's Family of Heroes Training Prepares Families of Returning Veterans to Manage PTSD, Depression and other Mental Health Disorders NEW YORK and COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation is now offering an avatar-based, online training program that teaches spouses, parents and siblings how to anticipate the challenges and help their returning veteran adjust to post-deployment life. Kognito Interactive's Family of Heroes educates...

2013-06-27 23:22:18

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month and YogaFit wants to remind you that there are ways to help heal PTSD, such as breathing and meditation exercises, and several poses, which require no pharmaceutical medication. YogaFit seeks to spread their Yoga For Warriors program that features trainings on how to help those who has suffered from traumatic injury or who currently suffer from PTSD to overcome the disorder. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 YogaFit, the...


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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