New Name For Ptsd Could Mean Less Stigma

It has been called shell shock, battle fatigue, soldier’s heart and, most recently, post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Now, military officers and psychiatrists are embroiled in a heated debate over whether to change the name of a condition as old as combat. Read full article >>

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  • Is PTSD in your genes? - CNN
    Story highlights More than 13 million Americans have PTSD Genes account for about 30% of risk Immune system plays a role in risk and resilience "We'
    03/12/2015 - 2:41 pm | View Link
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  • Yukon College PTSD course a 'step in the right direction:' paramedic - CBC
    PTSD legislation, similar to that enacted in Alberta. The legislation in that province means that if a first responder is diagnosed with PTSD...
    03/11/2015 - 6:46 am | View Link
  • Couple who witnessed Mountie shooting have PTSD - Maple Ridge News
    Couple who witnessed Mountie shooting have PTSD - Sooke News Mirror
    03/10/2015 - 9:18 am | View Link
  • Ohio bill would allow workers' compensation for police PTSD - Massillon Independent
    Ohio bill would allow workers' compensation for police PTSD - Raleigh News & Observer
    03/10/2015 - 6:41 am | View Link
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  • Vets with PTSD at greater risk of heart disease: Study
    A Canadian Forces soldier from CFB Petawawa stands in the doorway of his house holding the many medications he takes while struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after serving in Afghanistan. Photo taken on May 15, 2012. (QMI Agency files) U.S ...
    03/26/2015 - 5:57 pm | View Link
  • Ukraine Psych Wards Prepare For Soldiers' PTSD
    As young men return from the battlefields in east Ukraine, the country's underfunded psych wards are scrambling to treat the psychological wounds of war. BOYARKA, Ukraine—The men who come back smoke differently. They cover the lit end of their cigarettes ...
    03/26/2015 - 1:21 pm | View Link
  • N.J. PTSD sufferers would qualify for medical marijuana under bill approved by Assembly
    TRENTON — Post-traumatic stress disorder would be added to the list of illnesses that would qualify a person for New Jersey's medical marijuana program, and growers would be permitted to share excess cannabis with their competitors under legislation the ...
    03/26/2015 - 11:55 am | View Link
  • Students and PTSD
    As new revelations emerge about the FEMA insurance fraud, these events will rekindle anger and frustration in Sandy communities. There is another story, however, that continues to be overlooked; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on our students and how ...
    03/26/2015 - 11:38 am | View Link
  • Study adds evidence on link between PTSD, heart disease
    In a study of more than 8,000 veterans living in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands, those with posttraumatic stress disorder had a nearly 50 percent greater risk of developing heart failure over about a seven-year follow-up period, compared with their non ...
    03/26/2015 - 9:29 am | View Link
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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    WebMD explains post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, which is triggered by a disturbing outside event and may have long-term effects.
    03/23/2015 - 9:05 am | View Website
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental disorder that follows experiencing or witnessing an extremely traumatic, tragic, or terrifying event.
    03/23/2015 - 3:00 am | View Website
  • PTSD: National Center for PTSD Home
    PTSD and Trauma. PTSD is a mental health problem that can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event like war, assault, an accident or disaster.
    03/23/2015 - 2:10 am | View Website
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Overview; Treatment; Support; Discuss; Traumatic events, such as military combat, assault, an accident or a natural disaster, can have ...
    03/22/2015 - 8:12 pm | View Website
  • NIMH · Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    What is Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? When in danger, it’s natural to feel afraid. This fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to prepare to ...
    03/21/2015 - 5:14 pm | View Website
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