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Latest Psychological trauma Stories

2011-11-22 11:11:39

Although police officers are at a high risk of experiencing traumatic events (TE) in their work, they are no more likely than the general population to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

2011-10-26 13:17:47

Teenage survivors of a major earthquake experienced high levels of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with girls and older students being the most severely affected.

2011-10-04 11:05:23

As soldiers return home from tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, America must cope with the toll that war takes on mental health.

Marijuana Could Help Prevent PTSD Symptoms
2011-09-21 09:14:29

Cannabinoids (marijuana) administration after experiencing a traumatic event blocks the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)-like symptoms in rats.

New Research Could Bring First Drug To Fight PTSD
2011-09-06 13:17:09

Researchers said on Monday they have identified a brain chemical related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that could lead to the first kind of drugs to treat the disorder.

2011-09-06 11:05:42

Data in a study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry suggest that certain variants of a gene that helps regulate serotonin (a brain chemical related to mood), may serve as a useful predictor of risk for symptoms related to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following a trauma.

2011-08-16 21:06:16

Facial expressions convey strong cues for someone's emotional state and the ability to interpret these cues is crucial in social interaction.

2011-08-04 06:39:48

Individuals around the world are internally displaced every year as a result of armed conflict.


Latest Psychological trauma Reference Libraries

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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