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2012-06-21 06:20:06

Each year, about 1.4 million people in the United States experience an acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Numerous studies have suggested that ACS induced PTSD is common and a meta-analysis of 24 studies shows 1 in 8 heart patients suffer from PTSD.

June Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
2012-06-07 05:06:15

1 in 29 Americans. This statistic refers to the number of U.S. military men and women, abused children, as well as survivors of rape, domestic violence, and natural disaster who suffer from PTSD.

2012-05-24 19:33:29

A new psychological intervention has been shown to more than halve the trauma experienced by child victims of war, rape and sexual abuse.

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2012-03-30 06:34:15

A study, published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress shows that emergency workers don’t need to be personally involved in handling the emergency in order to suffer trauma.

2012-03-29 22:48:11

Dispatchers who answer 911 and 999 emergency calls suffer emotional distress which can lead to symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a new study reports.

2012-03-29 21:30:40

Patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have a significantly greater prevalence of early adverse life events , including general trauma as well as physical, emotional and sexual abuse.

2012-03-19 15:54:28

A new book by a University of New Hampshire researcher and Vietnam-era disabled veteran sheds new light on the long-term psychological trauma experienced by the coalition force in recent wars in the Gulf and Balkans that, when left untreated, can have deadly consequences.

2012-03-14 21:00:48

One in four HIV patients was found to have been sexually abused as a child, according to a two-year Duke University study of more than 600 HIV patients.


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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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