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Private contractors who worked in Iraq, Afghanistan or other conflict environments over the past two years report suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression more often than military personnel who served in recent conflicts.
A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) study indicates that children are more likely to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) if their mother is already afflicted.
New research suggests that women with PTSD are at higher risk for obesity, which could be compounded during the holidays. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) November
Health care providers should be prepared to offer services not only to those directly impacted by a traumatic event but also to those for whom such an event triggers reminders of a traumatic event
In order for prolonged exposure therapy, an evidence-based psychotherapy for PTSD, to reach its full potential, any misperceptions or ruptures in trust and communication between therapist and client need fixing.
Childhood neglect and abuse, whether physical or psychological, confers a lifetime vulnerability to stress, anxiety, and mood problems.
MIT researchers say drugs created to suppress appetite may also be effective in PTSD. At the heart of the research is ghrelin, the “hunger hormone.”
People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) face a greater risk of cardiovascular disease and death.
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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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