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PTSD

Mindfulness: Live in the present

Learning to redirect your mind can offer a sense of peace during this pandemic.

Cyberbullying worsens teen struggles

In vulnerable youngsters, text messaging and social media can lead to interactions that heighten depression and PTSD.

Miscarriage trauma could trigger PTSD

More than 1 in 4 women who experience pregnancy loss will experience post-traumatic stress disorder within weeks.

Severe stress may send immune system into overdrive

Treating stress-related disorders may reduce the risk of developing autoimmune diseases.

Pets soothe vets with PTSD

Study: Having a service dog is associated with less anger, less anxiety and better sleep.

Battle explosions may cause memory problems

War veterans who have been close to bomb blasts score lower on memory tests and overall cognitive performance.

Can just 5 therapy sessions work for those with PTSD?

Written exposure therapy may reduce attrition and transcend previously observed barriers to treatment for both patients and providers.

‘Fight or flight’ response greater in combat vets with PTSD

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease.

Fallout from 9/11 linked to early dementia

First responders who developed PTSD seem at greater risk of mental decline.

Sleep disorders six times higher among vets

Post-traumatic stress disorder increases the risk of sleep troubles even more.

Wearable electric patch may ease PTSD

Researchers found symptoms decreased in civilians who tried the device; veterans are now being tested.

Study maps areas of brain linked to PTSD

Findings could help improve treatments.

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