Tag: post-traumatic stress disorder

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  • Shooting exposure can lead to PTSD in women

    Shooting exposure can lead to PTSD in women

    Witnessing shooting incidents or gang violence can lead post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in women, warns a study. Those with PTSD had more severe depression symptoms than other women in the study who did not exhibit signs of PTSD, said principal investigator Inger Burnett-Zeigler, Assistant Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, US. …

    December 11, 2016
  • Ancient wounds

    Ancient wounds

    As many as seven per cent of armed forces personnel suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and that figure is expected to rise as the full impact of a decade of war in the Middle East makes itself felt. But, while government failure to tackle the rise of PTSD among military personnel is the shame of …

    December 10, 2016