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2014-08-08 16:22:59

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans who served in the Vietnam War and who developed Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are at greater risk of heart disease and other chronic diseases and have a nearly two times higher risk of death than Veterans not suffering with PTSD, according to preliminary findings of the National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVLS) outlined today by Abt Associates' researchers at the American Psychological Association Convention in...

2014-07-04 23:03:41

According to Enigami Systems, Inc. media relations department a national study to determine the effects of medical cannabis treatment for Veterans' PTSD begins July 4, 2014. The study is eighteen months long and holds great promise for determining effective treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 It is the opinion of the study group* that when the Veterans Health Administration (the “VA”) re-establishes effective medical programs, the...

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

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online PTSD is one of the biggest problems facing our returning veterans. Time Magazine's Battleland Blog asserts that 21 percent of the 500,000 post-9/11 troops treated by the VA are being treated for PTSD, not counting veterans of the Vietnam or Korean wars. With so many vets under treatment for PTSD, you would think the US Department of Defense (DOD) and the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) would have a firm grip on which of their...

2014-06-02 23:03:23

Mental Training is an integral part of any professional or Olympic athlete's daily routine. No one knows this better than Olympic Mental Training and Performance Coach, Dan Vitchoff. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Mental Training is an integral part of any professional or Olympic athlete's daily routine. No one knows this better than Olympic Mental Training and Performance Coach, Dan Vitchoff. On Tuesday June 6th, 2014 Dan Vitchoff will join Country Music Sensation Tim...

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...

2014-01-21 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...

2013-12-10 10:40:19

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, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Researchers found that among the contractors studied, 25 percent met criteria for PTSD, 18 percent screened positive for depression and half reported alcohol misuse. Despite the troubles, relatively few get...


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