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2014-06-17 11:01:12

University of Iowa Health Care Problem may be biologically related to PTSD, social anxiety disorder, and antisocial personality A study by University of Iowa researchers confirms that pathological gambling runs in families and shows that first-degree relatives of pathological gamblers are eight times more likely to develop this problem in their lifetime than relatives of people without pathological gambling. "Our work clearly shows that pathological gambling runs in families at a...

2014-06-11 08:29:09

SCHOFIELD, Wis., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience®, Inc., (OTCBB: PMBS), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced today that in conjunction with Migraine Awareness month, the company sponsored the San Diego Operation Engage America event with Honoring Our Troops on Saturday, June 7, 2014. PuraMed provided samples of LipiGesic(®) M along with educational information for veterans, which was distributed...

2014-06-09 12:30:20

Results to be announced of Legion's online survey of veterans suffering from the conditions WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Complementary and alternative treatments for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as caregiver and family support, are the major topics to be examined at The American Legion's symposium on TBI/PTSD in Washington on June 24. The results of The American Legion's online survey of veterans suffering from one or...

2014-06-05 12:31:46

MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children exposed to large amounts of media coverage following a terrorist attack can develop serious mental health difficulties, regardless of their physical proximity to the event, according to Florida International University psychologist Jonathan S. Comer. Most recently, Comer studied children who attended the Boston Marathon in 2013 and found they likely developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at a rate comparable to that of...

2014-06-02 23:03:23

Mental Training is an integral part of any professional or Olympic athlete's daily routine. No one knows this better than Olympic Mental Training and Performance Coach, Dan Vitchoff. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Mental Training is an integral part of any professional or Olympic athlete's daily routine. No one knows this better than Olympic Mental Training and Performance Coach, Dan Vitchoff. On Tuesday June 6th, 2014 Dan Vitchoff will join Country Music Sensation Tim...

2014-05-20 16:25:49

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical or sexual assault, a car or other accident, a natural disaster or even witnessing a life-threatening event are only some of the events that can contribute to the nearly 8 million American adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To address this increasing community need, Rogers Memorial Hospital is opening a new adult partial hospitalization program for single-incident PTSD at their newly expanded location at Lincoln...

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Common After A Stay In An Intensive Care Unit
2014-05-19 03:27:32

American Thoracic Society Patients who have survived a stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) have a greatly increased risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "An ICU stay can be traumatic for both patients and their families," said Ann M. Parker, MD, a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellow at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. "In our...

2014-05-13 08:32:15

K9s For Warriors trains shelter dogs and matches them with veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury SHAWNEE, Kan. and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare's K9 Advantix(®) II and K9s For Warriors today announced a partnership that will enable pet owners to support veterans of post-9/11 conflicts who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). K9s For Warriors pairs...

2014-04-30 12:20:54

World-renowned mountaineers join injured soldiers to overcome barriers FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soldiers to Summits, a program of No Barriers USA, and Mission: Mt. Whitney expedition sponsor Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today announced its team of healing wounded veterans who will take on the highest summit in the contiguous United States this fall. The team of soldiers will be trained by two of America's best-known mountaineers Charley Mace and Jeff Evans, who together...

2014-04-25 09:25:02

With a new generation of military veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has become a prominent concern in American medical institutions and the culture at-large. Estimates indicate that as many as 35 percent of personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from PTSD. New research from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine is shedding light on how PTSD is linked to other diseases in fundamental and surprising ways. The...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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