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2014-07-03 10:53:58

Sixty percent of U.S. Army soldiers who were unable to return to a military career after an Iraq deployment couldn't do so because of a muscle, bone or joint injury and nearly half had a mental health diagnosis.

2014-07-03 08:23:41

TUCSON, Ariz., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique new program designed by a Southeastern Arizona company, Biobalance Integrated Wellness, may revolutionize care for veterans with symptoms

2014-06-30 16:27:04

CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 27, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Iowa, featuring a panel

2014-06-28 23:03:22

Physical Therapist Explains the Hamstring Injury that Sidelined United States Striker Jozy Altidore Astoria, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 When 24-year-old

2014-06-27 23:10:40

Many people are unaware that healthcare workers in perinatal fields are at increased risk for PTSD and Compassion Fatigue. Hear Dr.

2014-06-27 12:26:13

EDMONDS, Wash., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day, a day which seeks to shed light on the millions of people suffering from

2014-06-26 12:30:51

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-06-25 23:00:40

This next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four is a very emotional one, focusing on a woman who lost her military husband to suicide.

2014-06-22 23:03:11

The American College of Emergency Physicians recently cited the shortage of orthopedists, hand surgeons, and registered nurses in California as a major contributing factor to the overall quality

Texas Iraq War Veteran Struggles to Cope with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
2014-06-21 08:08:56

A recent report from the Institute of Medicine reveals that the DOD and the VA do not measure the effectiveness of treatment for PTSD


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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.