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2014-05-22 23:11:32

After weeks of discussions between the Arizona Veterans Assistance Committee and (R) AZ. Senator Kimberly Yee's office, efforts have resulted in a commitment to support the implementation of medical marijuana research for those suffering with treatment resistant P.T.S.D. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 A.V.A.C. is an organization of concerned citizens dedicated to helping save the lives of veterans fighting post traumatic stress. Astonishingly, an estimated 22 veterans lose this...

2014-05-21 23:15:27

Ways And Exercises To Prevent Sports Injuries Like Sprain And Strain, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers a wide range of preventive strategies for sports injuries. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Sports injuries can happen when people exercise or play sports. Ways And Exercises To Prevent Sports Injuries Like Sprain And Strain, a new report created by Preeti Verma on the site Vkool.com, shows simple and easy tips and advice on how to avoid sports injuries such as sprains and...

2014-05-20 23:16:29

LINET will be hosting two ExpoEd sessions in their company booth to help attendees gain credit and further their education. In addition, the international leader in healthcare technology will highlight critical care beds with lateral tilt to facilitate everyday nursing tasks and make it safer for caregivers to turn patients. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 LINET will be showcasing at the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition 2014 in Denver, Colorado from May 19 –...

2014-05-20 23:14:43

Connected World delves into new mental-health focused apps that can be used both for the military and civilians. Carol Stream, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The battles in Afghanistan and Iraq have left many of the 2.4 million U.S. military veterans who served there with emotional scars that effect their lives every day. According to the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, nearly 31% of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans show symptoms of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) or depression, and 50% of...

2014-05-20 23:12:41

The reach of MilitaryConnection.com will extend the efforts of Artists for Trauma to bring healing through the arts to U.S. military members, past and present. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 MilitaryConnection.com, one of the most comprehensive directories of resources and information for active duty military, Veterans and their families is proud to announce its alliance with Artists for Trauma (AFT). AFT is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the quality of...

2014-05-20 16:25:49

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical or sexual assault, a car or other accident, a natural disaster or even witnessing a life-threatening event are only some of the events that can contribute to the nearly 8 million American adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To address this increasing community need, Rogers Memorial Hospital is opening a new adult partial hospitalization program for single-incident PTSD at their newly expanded location at Lincoln...

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Common After A Stay In An Intensive Care Unit
2014-05-19 03:27:32

American Thoracic Society Patients who have survived a stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) have a greatly increased risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "An ICU stay can be traumatic for both patients and their families," said Ann M. Parker, MD, a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellow at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. "In our...

2014-05-19 08:28:42

DUBLIN, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6vxg2s/negative_pressure) has announced the addition of the "Global Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market - Forecast to 2019: Includes profiles of ConvaTec, Devon, Kinetic Concepts, Mölnlycke, Prospera, Smith & Nephew and Spiracur" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) is an advance wound care therapy that...

2014-05-19 08:24:31

ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blunt force sports-related trauma often produces isolated high-grade renal injury, according to a new study at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to the media during a special press conference on Monday, May 19 at 8:00 a.m. at the Orlando County Convention Center. The session will be moderated by AUA past President Jack W. McAninch, MD, professor of urology at...

2014-05-16 12:28:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For older adults, one break all too frequently leads to another. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88468 Studies have shown that anyone age 50 or older who suffers a fragility fracture - a bone break sustained in a fall from a standing height or less - is two to five times more likely to experience a second fracture than someone who hasn't had one. The odds that a person who's suffered two such fractures will...


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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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