Neuroscience

Exposure to terror may increase risk of migraine, other headaches

Survivors of a terror attack have an increased risk of frequent migraine and tension headaches after the attack, according to a study published in the December 13, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The murky role of mental illness in extremism, terror

After family members of the driver who slammed a truck into a holiday crowd in the French city of Nice said he suffered from depression, questions have been raised again about the links between mental illness, extreme ideology ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When fear is a weapon—how terror attacks influence mental health

On November 13 2015, a series of coordinated attacks in Paris left 130 people dead. A week later, armed gunmen stormed a hotel in Mali, seizing hostages while also firing indiscriminately at guests, killing 27 people. And ...

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