Wednesday, November 30, 2016

New research suggests that aerobic exercise may be an effective way to reduce some symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

The study of 32 individuals with full or sub-syndromal PTSD found that aerobic exercise — in this case, cycling — was associated with a general reduction in symptoms of PTSD and anxiety sensitivity. Individuals with lower levels of ca...

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Dear Sam,

First of all, I want to reassure you that things are infinitely better where I stand today, than where you are now. At the moment it feels like nothing is going right – be that your job, boyfriend, family, or friends. You feel unloveable and out of control. This will pass. An unstable and, frankly, crappy upbringing has at times taken its toll on yo...

Monday, November 21, 2016

Brain scans of children and teenagers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) show structural differences between the sexes in one part of the insula, a brain region that detects cues from the body and processes emotions and empathy and helps to integrate feelings, actions, and several other brain functions.

“The insula appears to play a key role in the de...

Saturday, November 19, 2016

In a study published online by JAMA, Atif Rahman, Ph.D., of the University of Liverpool, England, and colleagues evaluated the effectiveness of a multicomponent behavioral intervention delivered in primary care centers in Peshawar, Pakistan by lay health workers to adults with psychological distress. The study is being released to coincide with its presentat...

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

A story I heard recently gave me cause to investigate more thoroughly the phenomenon post-traumatic stress disorder, a severe anxiety condition known to be associated with returning from war, or being subjected to horrific circumstances such as a bomb attack, rape, or physical abuse.

However, it is also possible to have a form of PTSD based on less dramatic b...

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Young children may experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for years without it being recognised by their parents according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Researchers investigated how children under 10 experience PTSD weeks, months and years after a traumatic event.

They found that children’s suffering is often under-recogni...

Thursday, November 10, 2016

We know that dogs help veterans cope with PTSD, but what about other canines? The Lockwood Animal Rescue Center in California is proving that wolves can do the same thing as their canine cousins with their Warriors and Wolves program.

All of the wolves and wolf-dogs at the center are rescues, many of them come from places where they spent years...

Monday, November 7, 2016

Three Maine vets talk about what they saw, heard, smelled and felt in Iraq and Afghanistan because it helps them move on.

For Andrew Breault of South China, it’s the sound of a helicopter.

For Chris Stover of Windham, it’s the smell of cooked meat.

For San Pao of Gorham, it’s a noisy, crowded hallway between classes.

Welcome to the aftermath. That period after a...

Thursday, November 3, 2016

The team behind the research, from Imperial College London, say the findings suggest women should be routinely screened for the condition, and receive specific psychological support following pregnancy loss.

In the study, published in the journal BMJ Open, the team surveyed 113 women who had recently experienced a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy.

The majority...

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