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Dreaming Helps Take The Sting Out Of Painful Memories
2011-11-24 05:05:44

UC Berkeley researchers have found that stress chemicals shut down and the brain processes emotional experiences during the REM dream phase of sleep.

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).

2011-10-31 07:00:00

Eric Caine suffers from memory loss and PTSD following a car accident.

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.


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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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