Tag Archives: symptoms of ptsd

Journalist Stages her own Violent Rape in Order to Cure Post-Traumatic Stress

An author and reporter used a friend to have violent sex with her in order to recover from symptoms of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSS) she developed while covering the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

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Patients with Orthopedic Trauma Often Suffer From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is most commonly associated with those who were involved in war combat, but it can affect civilians as well. According to an article on MD News, 20 to 51 percent of patients with orthopedic injuries commonly experience PTSD.

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PTSD Gene Discovery

How do you find any good in a college campus shooting spree? That is the question which motivated a Northern Illinois University associate professor of psychology to research possible genetic markers connected to incidences of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study findings were reported in a recent edition of the Archives of General Psychiatry.

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Kids Exposed to Traumatic Experiences Misdiagnosed with Attention Deficit

Children who have traumatic childhoods are at a high risk for learning and behavior problems, as well as health difficulties such as obesity, according to a new study from Stanford University. However, by overlooking their trauma, doctors and other professionals often misdiagnose them and give them the wrong treatments.

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