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Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017

SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their peers with lower exposure, according to data presented here.

Previous research identified long-term PTSD and depression symptoms among adults and adolescents who experienced Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in 2010, according to researchers.

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Acute stress symptom networks indicate PTSD intervention targets

May 16, 2017
High centrality symptoms within the acute stress network, indicated as recurrent or distressing recollections by previous findings, were stronger predictors of…
In the Journals

PTSD, psychotropic medication increase dementia risk

May 15, 2017
PTSD diagnosis was associated with increased risk for dementia among veterans, which varied with use of psychotropic medications. “Emerging research indicates…
In the Journals

Noninvasive technology improves PTSD symptoms

April 25, 2017
A closed-loop, allostatic, acoustic stimulation neurotechnology improved posttraumatic stress symptoms among individuals who reported high levels of stress. “The…
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A Primer on Cardiac Devices: Psychological and Pharmacological Considerations

Psychiatric Annals, December 2016, Volume 46 Issue 12
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Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their…

In the Journals

Acute stress symptom networks indicate PTSD intervention targets

May 16, 2017
High centrality symptoms within the acute stress network, indicated as recurrent or distressing recollections by previous findings, were stronger…

In the Journals

PTSD, psychotropic medication increase dementia risk

May 15, 2017
PTSD diagnosis was associated with increased risk for dementia among veterans, which varied with use of psychotropic medications. “Emerging…

CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2017 CNE Activity

May 1, 2017 Expires: 12/31/2019
Topics include integrating anxiety reduction in an auditory hallucinations course, mindfulness and quality of life among patients with schizophrenia…

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

In the Journals

Noninvasive technology improves PTSD symptoms

April 25, 2017
A closed-loop, allostatic, acoustic stimulation neurotechnology improved posttraumatic stress symptoms among individuals who reported high levels of…

In the Journals

Study shows indirect link between child abuse, opioid addiction

April 19, 2017
Recent findings indicated that childhood maltreatment was associated with PTSD, which in turn was associated opioid abuse. “With emotional…

CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services April 2017 CNE Activity

April 1, 2017 Expires: 3/30/2019
Topics include benefits of being an healthy perfectionist, enhancing care models to capture psychological trauma, and consumers of mental health…

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

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Adolescents with PTSD, conduct disorder misidentify anger, sadness

March 27, 2017
Among adolescents, PTSD was associated with falsely identifying angry faces as fearful and conduct disorder was associated with greater difficulty…

Guest Editorial

Trauma Across Cultures: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention

Psychiatric Annals, March 2017, Volume 47 Issue 3
Trauma, it would seem, is ubiquitous. Personal and social, man-made and natural, local and global, there seems to be nowhere in the world immune to…

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There's Lots of Pain in the World

Psychiatric Annals, March 2017, Volume 47 Issue 3
This issue of Psychiatric Annals, guest edited by Dr. Ali M. Hashmi, is entitled “Trauma Across Cultures: Assessment, Treatment, and…

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