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2014-08-25 08:20:30

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that the U.S. Department of the Army, through the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, has funded a Phase II clinical trial at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), that will examine the use...

ptsd without memory
2014-08-16 07:08:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Adults can develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in response to an early-childhood event, even if they have no explicit memory of that trauma, claim the authors of a study appearing in Friday’s edition of the journal Biological Psychiatry. According to the University at Albany and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) scientists behind the new research, there are many different types of memory, and that only...

rat ptsd
2014-08-13 03:00:52

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to a study conducted in rats by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published August 11 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). That also makes the steroid hormones’ receptor, the...

2014-08-08 16:22:59

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans who served in the Vietnam War and who developed Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are at greater risk of heart disease and other chronic diseases and have a nearly two times higher risk of death than Veterans not suffering with PTSD, according to preliminary findings of the National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVLS) outlined today by Abt Associates' researchers at the American Psychological Association Convention in...

2014-07-04 23:03:41

According to Enigami Systems, Inc. media relations department a national study to determine the effects of medical cannabis treatment for Veterans' PTSD begins July 4, 2014. The study is eighteen months long and holds great promise for determining effective treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 It is the opinion of the study group* that when the Veterans Health Administration (the “VA”) re-establishes effective medical programs, the...

2014-07-03 08:23:41

TUCSON, Ariz., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique new program designed by a Southeastern Arizona company, Biobalance Integrated Wellness, may revolutionize care for veterans with symptoms of neurological injury such as PTSD and TBI. The small business is implementing a new program titled: Trauma Resiliency and Integrated Neurotrainer (TRAIN) combining an established Brain Paint (TM) EEG neurofeedback system with peer recovery support Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) methods. Photo -...

2014-06-27 23:10:40

Many people are unaware that healthcare workers in perinatal fields are at increased risk for PTSD and Compassion Fatigue. Hear Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett offer an in-depth look at why and how perinatal professionals are at risk, as well as how to cope with these issues and finding strategies for healing. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The National Center for PTSD recognizes every June as awareness month, where collective efforts are made to spread knowledge and increase support...

2014-06-27 12:26:13

EDMONDS, Wash., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day, a day which seeks to shed light on the millions of people suffering from PTSD. Many people automatically associate PTSD with veterans due to the high instances of the disorder among those who have served in combat. However, few realize how heavily this disorder skews towards women. According to the National Center for PTSD, while approximately 60% of men experience a...

Texas Iraq War Veteran Struggles to Cope with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
2014-06-21 08:08:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online PTSD is one of the biggest problems facing our returning veterans. Time Magazine's Battleland Blog asserts that 21 percent of the 500,000 post-9/11 troops treated by the VA are being treated for PTSD, not counting veterans of the Vietnam or Korean wars. With so many vets under treatment for PTSD, you would think the US Department of Defense (DOD) and the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) would have a firm grip on which of their...

2014-06-19 23:13:30

Allsup explains alternatives for seeking an appeal if VA compensation benefits denied for military sexual trauma or related PTSD Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Veterans who have been denied Veterans Affairs compensation benefits for disability claims involving military sexual trauma (MST) may want to review their claims and file a disability appeal, according to Allsup, which provides veterans disability appeals services through the Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Service®....


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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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