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The death toll from an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in Quebec City has risen to 12 since late July, health authorities in the Canadian city said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Obama administration is urging a new focus on preventing suicides, especially among military veterans—and is beefing up the nation's crisis hotline to help.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The stress of readjusting to civilian life is a major reason some U.S. soldiers seek treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study finds.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A multivariate analysis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) performed by European researchers is expected to improve risk assessment and disease diagnosis.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rich Low dreamed of Iraq long after he returned home from the war.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) The roadside bomb that exploded outside Andrew Robinson's Humvee in Iraq six years ago broke the Marine staff sergeant's neck and left him without use of his legs. It also cast doubt on his ability ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Investigators at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System have identified a new gene linked to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The findings, published online in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A brief therapeutic intervention called motivational interviewing, administered over the telephone, was significantly more effective than a simple "check-in" call in getting Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with mental health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- There are 1.7 million veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, and at least a third of them suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, according to the National Center for PTSD.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- Access to care for U.S. military service members and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) must improve, says an Institute of Medicine report released Friday that also calls for ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A national survey identifies which U.S. military veterans may be at most risk of aggression after deployment and what strategies could potentially help reduce likelihood of violence when service members return home.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One in eight people who suffer a heart attack or other acute coronary event experience clinically significant symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a meta-analysis of 24 studies led by Columbia University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is independently associated with urgency/mixed urinary incontinence (UI) symptoms in female veterans, according to a study published in the June issue of ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former troops the nation has ever seen.
Health May 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A decade after the start of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, studies have shown that the incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among troops is surprisingly low, and a Harvard researcher credits the drop, in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2012 | 2.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |