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Residents of Sri Lanka who were internally displaced during the civil conflict that occurred in their country from 1983 to 2009 have a higher prevalence of war-related mental health conditions that include depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder.
SYOSSET, N.Y., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ms.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PTSD Press announced the release of the much-anticipated SERGEANT BACK AGAIN--THE ANTHOLOGY of Critical and Clinical Commentary, Volume One.
New research has shown that children's risk for learning and behavior problems and obesity rises in correlation to their level of trauma exposure, says the psychiatrist at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital who oversaw the study.
Although most commonly associated with military combat, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur in civilians, too â€“ and with consequences that are just as serious.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EPower & Associates, Inc. has been named the sole source provider for the acclaimed trauma-informed response program, Risking ConnectionÂ®, to King County Mental Health, Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services.
In the case of post-traumatic stress disorder, not all symptoms are created equal.
An article published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Traumatic Stress is one of the first to provide evidence of the effectiveness of exposure therapy with active duty military service members suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a five-year plan designed to train 1500 mental health professionals throughout Haiti to service those dealing with psychological trauma and ongoing stress, Dr.
A therapeutic game has been developed for soldiers suffering from combat related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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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