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The Stresses of Coming Home for Vets
They say you can never go home again. But thousands of veterans do, and it's not easy. But that can be a good thing.
Kids Feel Mother Nature's Stress
The damage has only just begun. After Hurricane Isaac struck the coast this week, the destruction may also be hidden in the children.
Write Away the Pain
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be a harmful mental disorder that affects many individuals. A simple new treatment method may offer an effective and quick way to relieve symptoms.
Your Spouse Can Help With PTSD
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can have lasting and ill effects on otherwise healthy relationships. Traditional therapy is given only to those with symptoms. But what if PTSD therapy is given to couples?
Drug Abuse & PTSD
Treating post-traumatic stress disorder can be tough when adding in substance dependence. New treatment methods have shown promise in helping both issues.
Post-Traumatic, Post-Partum Syndrome?
If giving birth can feel like an intense physical battle for some women, then it may not be surprising that some women can experience post-traumatic stress symptoms following birth.
Is There A Better Way To Treat PTSD?
Traditional treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) involves hours in therapy and often trying different medications. Luckily, a new method of treatment may be able to help millions who suffer from PTSD.
Can Early Intervention Stop PTSD?
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) causes difficulty for thousands of trauma victims every year. Typically symptoms are treated as they arise, but new research may help nip PTSD in the bud.
Risky Behavior and PTSD Go Hand in Hand
Veterans returning from war face many challenges reintegrating into civilian life. Those experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often find it particularly difficult, and react in many different ways that may include engaging in risky behavior.
Trauma of Violence Runs Deep for Kids
A child, like an adult, does not need to experience violence to be affected by it. Just witnessing violent events can affect a child's mental health - and possibly physical health, too.