How Traumatic Childbirth Affecs Obstetricians

A new study found that feelings of blame and guilt dominate when midwives and obstetricians struggle to cope with the aftermath of a traumatic childbirth.

Apr 12

Categories: Other, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Blueberries may offer benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder

In a series of studies conducted in rats, researchers have found that eating blueberries could help to reduce the genetic and biochemical drivers behind depression and suicidal tendencies associated with PTSD.

Apr 8

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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PTSD in Patients With Heart Disease

Adults living with congenital heart disease may have a significantly higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder than people in the general population.

Mar 21

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ...

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Oxytocin can improve compassion in people with symptoms of PTSD

Oxytocin -- "the love hormone" -- may enhance compassion of people suffering from symptoms of PTSD, according to new study.

Mar 11

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Can yoga help those experiencing depression, anxiety or PTSD?

Potential benefits of yoga for people who experience mental health problems related to trauma.

Mar 10

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...

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Nitrous oxide could reduce bad memories of a traumatic event

Receiving nitrous oxide after a traumatic event may help to reduce the incidence of distressing memories, suggests research published in Psychological Medicine.

Mar 7

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Breast cancer patients may develop PTSD

According to a study led by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich researchers, a majority of patients diagnosed with breast cancer go on to develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Mar 4

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ...

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Understanding 'Disaster Reactions'

When news of a disaster hits, it can cause suffering not only to those at ground zero, but others who witness the aftermath.

Nov 16

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, Stress ...

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Postnatal mental health: Are women getting the support they need?

"I really did not feel like I fitted the box." New research indicates the need for postnatal support that encompasses all mental health issues, not only postnatal depression.

Sep 11

Categories: Complex PTSD, Mental Health in Asia, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ...

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Possible new weapon against PTSD

Blocking a newly identified memory pathway could prevent the disorder.

Sep 2

Categories: Complex PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...

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Study: Computerized treatment may combat PTSD symptoms 0

Some 10-15 percent of combat veterans struggle with wounds invisible to the naked eye: post-traumatic stress. While there is no cure-all for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new study suggests an entirely new approach to treating PTSD - a ...

Aug 1

Categories: Other, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Intrusiveness of old emotional memories can be reduced by computer ...

Unwanted, intrusive visual memories are a core feature of stress- and trauma-related clinical disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but they can also crop up in everyday life. New research shows that even once intrusive memories ...

Jul 7

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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How the stress hormone cortisol reinforces traumatic memories

The stress hormone cortisol strengthens memories of scary experiences. However, it is effective not only while the memory is being formed for the first time, but also later when people look back at an experience while the memory reconsolidates. This ...

Jul 2

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, Stress ...

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Does violence on the news affect our stress and anxiety levels?

A study found that viewing violent news events could lead to symptoms that are related to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The study found that nearly one out of four of the participants had PTSD-like symptoms from exposure to 9/11 or suicide ...

May 16

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Viewing violent news on social media can cause trauma

Viewing violent news events via social media can cause people to experience symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

May 12

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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