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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...

2014-04-24 15:01:11

In the aftermath of war, communities who continue to experience repeated violence could have a major escalation in rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and severe distress, suggests new research published in The Lancet Global Health journal. In 2004, Dr Derrick Silove from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and colleagues conducted a survey to estimate the prevalence of common mental disorders among 1022 adults (600 from a rural village and 422 from an urban...

2014-04-18 23:09:16

Two Nonprofits Work Together to Strengthen Program Work for All Veterans Annandale, VA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) and K9s for Warriors (http://www.k9sforwarriors.org) have created a new working partnership to better support the needs of today’s veterans. Together, the two nonprofits will aim to work together to better support those service members and veterans that are struggling with PTSD. Hope For The Warriors® is a...

2014-04-16 23:01:31

Researchers from Mount Sinai Demonstrate Proof of Concept for New, Rapidly-Acting Pharmacotherapy for Treatment of PTSD New York, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 For the first time, evidence that a single dose of IV-administered ketamine was associated with the rapid reduction of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in patients with chronic PTSD was demonstrated in a proof-of-concept, randomized, double blind crossover study, undertaken by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at...

2014-04-01 08:29:37

State Senator Kimberly Yee shows that all votes are not created equal PHOENIX, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 10(th), the bill H.B. 2333, sponsored by State Representative Ethan Orr of Tucson, passed the Arizona House 52-5, with strong bi-partisan support. Under Arizona's medical marijuana law, the money in the medical marijuana fund is reserved for furthering the provisions of the law and should include research and education. None of it has been spent. H.B. 2333 would...

2014-03-21 23:24:39

YogaFit is proud to announce the new DVD YogaFit for Warriors. The new program aims at helping military veterans gain the skills and abilities to use yoga to treat PTSD. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 YogaFit® Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce the YogaFit for Warriors DVD, a do-at-home yoga class designed for military veterans and families and emergency responders suffering the after-effects of trauma in their lives. YogaFit for Warriors helps calm...

2014-03-20 23:25:01

Grand Valley State University and the Michigan Combat PTSD Task Force to host two-day conference focusing on PTSD and moral injuries, and how communities can work to help support veterans. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Since 2001, more than 2.2 million men and women have served in the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to statistics from the Department of Veterans Affairs, more than a quarter of a million of those troops have been seen by VA doctors for treatment...

2014-03-20 23:01:18

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Reports 9/11 Linked to Two Heart Disease Culprits: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder New York, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers have linked high levels of exposure to inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero to the risk of obstructed sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), both conditions that may impact cardiovascular health. The two separate...

2014-03-20 12:29:18

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) clinical trial scenario. This report provides...

2014-02-24 23:03:18

Bridges to Recovery announces groundbreaking holistic residential treatment solutions for patients suffering post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Bridges to Recovery has three locations in California to assist patients in dealing with a number of mental health matters, including PTSD. The facility offers residential treatment for those who desire in-depth options in an environment that is comfortable and inviting. Residential care takes...


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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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