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Video Games after Trauma May Prevent Development of PTSS

Playing certain video games after experiencing a traumatic event may help people better process the event and even avoid post-traumatic stress syndrome, according to a new study from Great Britain.

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Sudden Death of Parent Puts Kids at Risk for PTSS

Children whose parents die suddenly have three times the risk for depression and post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSS), according to a study from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School.

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Counseling after School Crisis May Make Post-Trauma Worse

Talking with young people about a recent catastrophe may actually increase their likelihood of post-traumatic stress syndrome and make it harder for them to recover from the difficult events, according to a new study from Canada.

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Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome Changes Kids’ Memory Functions

Children who have post-traumatic stress syndrome develop memory impairments and changes in the hippocampus in their brains, according to a new study from Stanford University.

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