PTSD

KSAT 12: Fat hormones used to treat PTSD

May 25, 2016
 

There could be a new type of treatment for people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a researcher at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Read the full story at KSAT 12

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U.S. News & World Report: Among U.S. Military, Army Members Face Highest Suicide Risk

May 22, 2016
 

Suicide rates have been increasing among all active U.S. Navy, Air Force and Army personnel, but those in the Army appear to be most at risk, new research indicates. Read the full story at U.S. News & World Report

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Philly.com: Predeployment Riskiest Time for Military Suicide Attempts

May 20, 2016
 

Suicide attempts in the military aren’t necessarily combat-driven. At the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Army soldiers most likely to try to kill themselves were never deployed, new research shows. Read the full story at Philly.com

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WOAI Radio: Study: Limited Connection Between Deployments and Military Suicide

May 20, 2016
 

War may be hell, but it’s not causing soldiers to commit suicide. Read the full story at WOAI Radio

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Philly.com: Pet Pooch May Help Ease PTSD in Veterans

May 20, 2016
 

Dogs may be more than best friends for military veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small study suggests. Read the full story at Philly.com

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CBS News: The riskiest time for military suicide attempts

May 20, 2016
 

Suicide rates among American soldiers skyrocketed in the years coinciding with the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. While a major public health concern, research has remained limited on Army suicides, but a new, large study sheds light on who is most at risk and when. Read the full story at CBS News

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