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2012-10-19 04:01:05

Judith A., Swack, Ph.D., president of Healing from the Body Level Up, details successful treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in just a few sessions in a paper published in the International Journal of Healing & Caring - Online.. (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 The September issue of the International Journal of Healing & Caring — Online has published a major paper outlining effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in both civilians and veterans. The paper,...

2012-09-30 23:00:07

MindMachines.com officially nominates the pROSHI neurodynamic activator for VA and DOD PTSD study. The DOD (United States Department of Defense) and VA (Veterans Administration) have announced $100 million funding for a PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and TBI study. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 MindMachines.com officially nominates the pROSHI neurodynamic activator for VA and DOD PTSD study. The DOD (United States Department of Defense) and VA (Veterans Administration)...

2012-09-18 22:44:54

Association between drug, alcohol problems and mortality most prominent in younger veterans with PTSD, including those from Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who are also battling drug or alcohol problems face a higher risk of death, according to new research from the University of Michigan Health System and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. The new study is the first to examine the association between drug or alcohol use disorders and death in...

2012-09-12 23:03:14

SleepSTAR, the next evolution of Mind-Body Bridging (MBB) for sleep, announces that the U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $2.75M to the University of Utah to study the health and welfare benefits of MBB with veterans subjected to physical and emotional trauma. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $2.75M to the University of Utah to study the health and welfare benefits of Mind-Body Bridging (MBB) with veterans subjected to physical and...

Can Childbirth Cause PTSD?
2012-08-09 11:27:22

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online PTSD generally develops in people who have experienced traumatic events, like car accidents or terrorist attacks. However, these symptoms can result from everyday events like childbirth. A study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) found that about one in three post-partum women develop some symptoms of PTSD, and a small group demonstrates fully developed PTSD symptoms. The researchers believe that PTSD is more common in women than...

2012-07-28 23:04:04

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, is releasing free written summaries of its anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology programs via Amazon Kindle. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2012 For Friday, July 27, 2012, Audio-Digest Foundation...


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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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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'