Latest Posttraumatic stress disorder Stories

Alcohol Affects PTSD, Which In Turn Affects The Former
2014-01-17 15:14:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may turn to alcohol in order to cope with their condition, but a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology has found that heavy drinking can make symptoms of PTSD worse over time. The study authors said the discovery of this vicious cycle, which had been suspected but never confirmed, is the result of the first empirical study to look at the effects of the two...

PTSD Treatment Combines Psychotherapy And HDAC2 Inhibitor
2014-01-17 05:07:59

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately eight million Americans are afflicted with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This condition is characterized by severe anxiety that can be traced back to a traumatic event such as a battle or violent attack. Because of the difficulties in treating this disorder with behavioral approaches, these traumatic memories often last throughout a lifetime. Although many patients are treated with psychotherapy in order to...

2014-01-10 16:21:56

CanniMed Offers Seamless Transition for Veterans Who Rely on Medical Marijuana for Care SASKATOON, Jan. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - For the Canadian Forces veterans who have benefited from treatment with medical marijuana for conditions including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or injury-related pain, the financial support they received under the previous Health Canada marijuana program will continue seamlessly under the new Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) that comes...

2014-01-09 23:04:18

The Hidden Enemy, a comprehensive, years-in-the-making documentary has been released by the mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR). With increased mental health diagnoses, such as PTSD in soldiers, increased psychiatric drugging, and military suicide rates among active duty soldiers and veterans alike, hitting record numbers, The Hidden Enemy is the first documentary to fully expose psychiatry's role in the military and its devastating effects upon...

2014-01-01 23:01:18

Known as a primary provider of compassionate healthcare services for the MarijuanaDoctor's network and OMMP patients across the state, Oregon Medical Marijuana Cards is now ready to feature patient-centered services specifically reaching out to veterans. The O.M.M.C. will serve as one of Oregon's spotlight locations for PTSD patients after the state approved the ailment. (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Oregon Medical Marijuana Cards is a network of state-certified alternative health...

2013-12-17 23:22:36

Metro Detroit therapy center, the Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently had Calder Kaufman, PsyD, LLP, clinical therapist at Birmingham Maple Clinic offer a workshop to the rest of the staff to teach “Brainspotting”, a revolutionary treatment method for common disorders such as trauma, anxiety, and PTSD. Troy, MI (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Metro Detroit therapy center, the Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently had Calder Kaufman, PsyD, LLP, clinical therapist at Birmingham Maple Clinic offer a...

Fear Odor Reaction
2013-12-13 08:45:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Neuroscientists at Rutgers University have discovered that fear reactions can occur in the olfactory system, even before the brain has had an opportunity to interpret and associate a particular odor with trouble. In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, John McGann, associate professor of behavioral and systems neuroscience at Rutgers and colleagues, report that neurons in the noses of laboratory animals reacted ...

2013-12-11 23:01:41

Robert Forney, who suffered brain damage from exposure to IED explosions in Afghanistan, is the seventh winner of CollisionMax's Metal of Honor project. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Robert Forney of Northeast Philadelphia, PA, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the war in Afghanistan who suffered brain damage from multiple exposures to roadside improvised explosive device blasts, has been named the latest winner of CollisionMax’s Metal of Honor project. Free of charge,...

2013-12-10 10:40:19

Private contractors who worked in Iraq, Afghanistan or other conflict environments over the past two years report suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression more often than military personnel who served in recent conflicts, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Researchers found that among the contractors studied, 25 percent met criteria for PTSD, 18 percent screened positive for depression and half reported alcohol misuse. Despite the troubles, relatively few get...

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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