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PTSD common after cancer diagnosis

November 20, 2017

One-fifth of patients with cancer experienced PTSD within several months of diagnosis, according to results of a prospective study published in Cancer.

Further, one-third of these patients had persistent or worsening PTSD 4 years later.

Top mental health research in veterans

November 11, 2017
Veterans accounted for 18% of all deaths from suicide among U.S. adults, according to a report released by the VA in 2016. Since 2001, adult civilian suicides increased…
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9/11 responders with PTSD more likely to have physical disabilities

November 10, 2017
PTSD was associated with a greater risk for functional limitations among World Trade Center responders, according to recent findings. “We are interested in…

Mass shootings act as dramatic reminder of gun violence's traumatic 'ripple effect'

November 6, 2017
Just 1 month after the tragedy in Las Vegas that left more than 50 dead and 500 injured, more than 25 people are dead in Sutherland, Tex., giving yet another…
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When Memories Become Malignant: An Update on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, March 2017, Volume 47 Issue 3
Children and adolescents are susceptible to developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which has serious…
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Psychiatric Sleep Disturbances: March 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Sleep is such a mystery. We don’t know exactly why we need it, but we certainly miss it when it is absent. Sleep…
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APA sessions highlight psychological wounds of war

May 20, 2013
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