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PTSD treatment study at Walter Reed
Posted 01/16/2014
We are offering 9 free sessions of individual treatment to eligible individuals through a confidential study being conducted at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence on the campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda. All ...
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PTSD research: distinct gene activity patterns from childhood abuse
Posted 05/02/2013
Woodruff Health Sciences Center | April 30, 2013 Abuse during childhood is different. A study of adult civilians with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) has shown that individuals with a history of childhood abuse have d...
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Shooting Disaster Resources
Posted 12/14/2012
Disaster Distress Helplinehttp://www.disasterdistress.samhsa.gov/ Handout for survivors from the National Center for PTSDHelping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shootinghttp://www.apa.org/helpcenter/aftermath.aspxManaging your dis...
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PTSD genes identified by UCLA study
Posted 04/02/2012
Published: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 12:33 in Health & Medicine Why do some persons succumb to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) while others who suffered the same ordeal do not? A new UCLA study sheds light on the answer. UCLA scientists have...
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Understanding New Research and Treatment: Helping Children and Teens With Anxiety Disorders and Depression
Posted 02/29/2012
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Preventing and Reporting Child Abuse: The Questions Raised by the Penn State Scandal | RH Reality Check
Posted 11/16/2011
Last week, a Pennsylvania Grand Jury indicted former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky for sexually abusing eight boys over the course of a 15-year period. The indictment also charged two top university officials with perjury and fai...
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On Nights Like This, for survivors
Posted 09/20/2011
On Nights Like This is an anthology of comics by survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, assault, or related trauma. Our goal is to create a volume of high-quality art and writing and in the process, help to give survivors a voice. We also...
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“How will you talk about it?” Rape and Sexual Violence Awareness video contest at Tabutalk.org
Posted 03/01/2011
The short documentary film, “I am a survivor of rape,” shares four women’s stories with powerfully engaging results:•      An educational resource for advocacy groups like you•   &nb...
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Partners in Health: Stand with Haiti
Posted 01/28/2010
A major earthquake centered just 10 miles from Port-au-Prince has devastated the country.  Partners in Health and its partner organization Zanmi Lasante have worked in Haiti for nearly twenty-five years, and today is one of the largest non-gover...
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Young Adults with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder May Be More Likely to Attempt Suicide
Posted 03/03/2009
Source: JAMA and Archives Journals Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)—but not exposure to traumatic events without the development of PTSD—may be associated with subsequent attempted suicide in young adults, according to a report in th...
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Victims Of Child Maltreatment More Likely To Perpetrate Youth Violence, Intimate Partner Violence
Posted 09/27/2007
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/09/070925090242.htm  Source: Elsevier Health Sciences Date: September 27, 2007   Victims Of Child Maltreatment More Likely To Perpetrate Youth Violence, Intimate Partner Violenc...
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War trauma may raise heart risks
Posted 01/19/2007
A study funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Veterans Affairs documents a link between PTSD and future heart disease.This new study joins existing evidence that vets are more prone to autoimmune diseases. The researc...
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