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2011-11-18 12:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are teaming up for a research project aimed at advancing the treatment of military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO</font>) "PTSD and mild TBI are serious...

2011-11-11 06:03:00

ERIE, Pa., Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxBack.com, a leading buyback program that pays consumers top-dollar for their new or gently used small electronics, is donating $11 to the Rocke Solid McShane Foundation for every cash-for-product exchange made now through November 30. This Veterans Day, MaxBack is urging gadget-lovers to turn in their old cell phones for cash and help a veteran in need. Rocke Solid McShane Foundation (RSMF) is a national nonprofit that serves veterans with...

2011-11-03 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The VA NY/NJ Healthcare Network (www.nynj.va.gov), with New York City-based Kognito Interactive (www.kognito.com), today launched Family of Heroes, an interactive one-hour training simulation where families of the region's one million veterans can learn critical skills to manage the challenges of adjusting to post-deployment life -- including how to identify post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suicidal intent -- and how to...

2011-10-31 07:00:00

Eric Caine suffers from memory loss and PTSD following a car accident. He then relocates to Venezuela, only to find himself caught up in an international conspiracy, including being pursued by CIA assassins in a new thriller novel, âœSleeperâs Run.â Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 When a person is on the road to self-destruction, an inability to remember the past does not help matters. Eric Caine, War on Terror veteran, is striving...

2011-10-26 13:17:47

Prompt psychological support is needed after major disasters to avoid long-term mental health problems 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, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing. Researchers led by the West China School of Nursing and West China Hospital, Sichuan University, surveyed 1,976 young people aged...

2011-10-11 06:03:00

ERIE, Pa., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxBack.com, a leading buyback program that pays consumers top-dollar for their gently used small electronics, is donating $11 to the Rocke Solid McShane Foundation for every cash-for-product exchange made now through November 30. With unprecedented demand for the new iPhone 4S, the company is urging gadget-lovers to turn in their old cell phones for cash and help a veteran in need. Rocke Solid McShane Foundation (RSMF) is a national nonprofit...

2011-10-04 11:05:23

TAU discovers a quick injection can prevent PTSD in 60% who experience trauma As soldiers return home from tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, America must cope with the toll that war takes on mental health. But the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is becoming increasingly expensive, and promises to escalate as yet another generation of veterans tries to heal its psychological wounds. New hope for preventing the development of PTSD has been uncovered by Prof. Joseph Zohar...

2011-09-23 12:58:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Alliance of Healthcare Providers (AAHCP) has awarded the Steptoe Group, LLC, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business, the 2011 Choice Award for Excellence in a Medical Specialty. The award was presented to the Steptoe Group at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Monday, September 19th, 2011. The Steptoe Group joins a long list of notable institutions that have been granted the Choice Award (eg. The John Hopkins...

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, according to a new study conducted at the University of Haifa and published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. “We found that there is a ℠window of opportunity´ during which administering synthetic marijuana helps deal with symptoms simulating PTSD in rats,” said Dr. Irit Akirav of the...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

Harvesting Happiness for Heroes Campaign Finds New Collaborator with Wounded Warrior Project Treating Post Combat Veterans and their Spouses to Happiness Coaching Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 National veteran awareness campaign Harvesting Happiness for Heroes (HH4Heroes.org) is aiding, educating and rebuilding personal happiness for veterans living with PTSD, TBI and/or physical wounds from combat trauma. As a contributor in the positive psychology field for veterans,...


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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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