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12% Front-Line Workers Experiencing PTSD Even After a Year of Pandemic

Almost a quarter of health-care workers (23.4 per cent) experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms during the most acute phase of the previous pandemic...

People With PTSD Are Twice As Likely To Develop Dementia

People who have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are up to twice as likely to develop dementia later in life, warn researchers. For the study,...

AI Algorithm to Predict Susceptibility to Substance Abuse Among Homeless Youth

Researchers, including two of Indian-origin, have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm which can help predict susceptibility to substance use disorder among young homeless...

PTSD can be Seen Through Your Eyes

Researchers have found that the patient's eyes can reveal if they suffered a traumatic experience in the past. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur when...

Content Moderators on Facebook and YouTube Asked to Sign PTSD Forms

Content moderators at Facebook and YouTube in Europe and in the US have been asked to sign forms detailing that the job may cause...

Long-Term Treatment with Opioids may Increase PTSD Risk: Study

Researchers have found that long-term (chronic) treatment with opioids, such as morphine, prior to trauma may increase post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) risk. The findings, published...

PTSD, Reason Behind Increased Ovarian Cancer

Women who experienced six or more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in life have a greater risk of developing ovarian...

Meditation Helps Veterans Well With PTSD: Study

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense. One...

Veterans With PTSD Find Relief in Native American Rituals

“I wasn’t the kind of guy you’d want to meet in a dark alley.” That’s how U.S. Army veteran Michael Carroll, 39, from Spokane, Wash.,...

Non-invasive brainwave technology can potentially cut post-traumatic stress

The new technology aims to reduce the effect of post traumatic stress in an individual. It can reduce many post-traumatic symptoms, including insomnia,...

Stress won’t give you cancer

New York, Stressful events are not associated with cancer, researchers have said, adding that people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are not at...

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