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Study Gives Hope For A Potentially New PTSD Treatment
2013-06-08 08:16:57

Researchers writing in the journal Science Translational Medicine say they have discovered a potential new treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder.

Over Half Of All PTSD Patients Also Suffer From Depression
2013-06-05 06:41:44

More than half of all individuals diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also suffer from symptoms of depression.

2013-05-31 23:28:43

The Cannabinoid System’s role in reversing dementia, treating PTSD and controlling diabetes highlight May’s cannabis news from Publius, the pen name used by the authors of The Cannabis Papers

2013-05-31 23:16:12

Twenty-two veterans take their lives every day with over 600,000 living with psychological trauma from their service to our country.

Poor Sleep Linked To Post-Heart Attack PTSD
2013-05-30 15:48:29

A new study from researchers at Yale and Columbia suggests that a lack of sleep after suffering a heart attack could be due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

2013-05-24 23:17:59

Neurofeedback is a research proven brain training method that harnesses neuroplasticity to reshape brain networks.

Fear Circuitry In The Brain Of Soldiers With PTSD Never Rests
2013-05-19 06:07:49

Regions of the brain that have been linked to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military veterans continue to perform abnormally, even if there is no external stress present.

2013-04-22 22:28:12

Stress triggered neuropsychiatric disorders take an enormous personal, social and economic toll on society.


Latest PTSD Reference Libraries

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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.