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2012-06-21 11:12:31

One in eight people who suffer a heart attack or other acute coronary event experience clinically significant symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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.

2012-06-07 08:51:21

Even when brain injury is so subtle that it can only be detected by an ultra-sensitive imaging test, the injury might predispose soldiers in combat to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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.

2012-06-04 17:53:26

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is among the most common, distressing, and disabling medical consequences of combat or other extremely stressful life events.

2012-05-24 23:01:57

Nanotherapeutics is assessing the safety of its drug for treating PTSD - post traumatic stress disorder.

2012-05-07 13:24:48

U.S. Army researcher Maj. Gary H. Wynn, M.D., shared new analysis on why some Soldiers suffering from combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) never seek care or drop out of treatment early during a presentation today at the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting.


Latest PTSD 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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