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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).
Sierra Tucson, renowned psychiatric hospital, offers insight and guidance for coping with emotional trauma. Tucson, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 12, 2011 After the recent shooting tragedy that occurred in Tucson, Arizona, the clinical staff of Sierra Tucson, a local, internationally renowned psychiatric hospital, offers help in coping with emotional trauma.
Mice previously exposed to traumatic situations demonstrate a more persistent memory of fear conditioning - acquired by associating an acoustic stimulus with an aversive stimulus - and lack the ability to inhibit this fear.
In the first combat-zone study of its kind, a research team led by Michigan State University found that soldiers with a positive outlook in the most traumatic situations were less likely to suffer health problems such as anxiety and depression.
Researchers at the University of Iowa have pinpointed the part of the brain that causes people to experience fear- a discovery that could immensely improve the treatment for the many people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other anxiety conditions.
Researchers believe that current diagnostic procedures for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) fail to achieve adequate research into the broad nature of the traumatic event, according to this study.
Current diagnostic procedures for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) fail to adequately reflect research into the broad nature of a traumatic event.
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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