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2014-02-21 12:24:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of veterans and other medical marijuana patients nationwide use marijuana to treat symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) is blocking researchers who are seeking to learn more about the risks and benefits of the treatment. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and University of Arizona Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved protocol for a study of marijuana for...

Chronic Stress Can Lead To Mental Illness
2014-02-12 08:56:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. These changes may explain why people suffering from chronic stress are prone to mental problems such as anxiety and mood disorders. The findings, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, might lead to new therapies to reduce the risk of developing mental illness after stressful events. Robert Sanders...

2014-02-12 08:29:53

Study finds significant reduction in post-traumatic stress disorder among African war refugees using Transcendental Meditation(TM) NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- African war refugees who practiced Transcendental Meditation(TM) (TM) had significant reductions in post-traumatic stress symptoms within 10 days, according to a new study published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress (February 2014, Volume 27/pp. 112-115)...

2014-02-03 23:24:37

CEO Pax Prentiss issues comments on study that aligns with Passages’ treatment philosophy Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A study published January 13th in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology revealed that 9 percent of college student exhibiting signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) showed an increased likelihood of consuming more alcohol than their peers. The study also showed that this increased consumption of alcohol made these individuals more likely to experience...

2014-01-21 23:01:40

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study suggests previous research overestimated PTSD in young cancer patients; new findings highlight the ability of children to adjust and even thrive in response to challenges Memphis, TN (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study found that despite being diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses, childhood cancer patients are no more likely than their healthy peers to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...

2014-01-21 16:23:40

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study suggests previous research overestimated PTSD in young cancer patients; new findings highlight the ability of children to adjust and even thrive in response to challenges MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that despite being diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses, childhood cancer patients are no more likely than their healthy peers to develop post-traumatic stress...

Alcohol Affects PTSD, Which In Turn Affects The Former
2014-01-17 15:14:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may turn to alcohol in order to cope with their condition, but a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology has found that heavy drinking can make symptoms of PTSD worse over time. The study authors said the discovery of this vicious cycle, which had been suspected but never confirmed, is the result of the first empirical study to look at the effects of the two...

PTSD Treatment Combines Psychotherapy And HDAC2 Inhibitor
2014-01-17 05:07:59

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately eight million Americans are afflicted with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This condition is characterized by severe anxiety that can be traced back to a traumatic event such as a battle or violent attack. Because of the difficulties in treating this disorder with behavioral approaches, these traumatic memories often last throughout a lifetime. Although many patients are treated with psychotherapy in order to...

2014-01-09 23:04:18

The Hidden Enemy, a comprehensive, years-in-the-making documentary has been released by the mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR). With increased mental health diagnoses, such as PTSD in soldiers, increased psychiatric drugging, and military suicide rates among active duty soldiers and veterans alike, hitting record numbers, The Hidden Enemy is the first documentary to fully expose psychiatry's role in the military and its devastating effects upon...

2014-01-01 23:01:18

Known as a primary provider of compassionate healthcare services for the MarijuanaDoctor's network and OMMP patients across the state, Oregon Medical Marijuana Cards is now ready to feature patient-centered services specifically reaching out to veterans. The O.M.M.C. will serve as one of Oregon's spotlight locations for PTSD patients after the state approved the ailment. (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Oregon Medical Marijuana Cards is a network of state-certified alternative 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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