PTSD

U.S. News & World Report: 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 U.S. News & World Report

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Alaska Dispatch News: Veterans with multiple tours of war overseas struggle more at home

May 20, 2016
 

The dinner crowd was sparse for a downtown steakhouse, a handful of families and couples lost in conversations. Ryan Lundeby, 32, a U.S. Army Ranger with five deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, took in the scene from his table, seemingly meditative beneath his shaved head and long beard. Read the full story at Alaska Dispatch […]

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Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Combat deployments affect place of suicide

May 20, 2016
 

An analysis of Army data shows that the risk of suicide for soldiers with multiple tours of combat duty actually drops when they are deployed and rises after they return home Read the full story at Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

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Santa Fe New Mexican: Those with multiple tours of war overseas struggle at home

May 20, 2016
 

The dinner crowd was sparse for a downtown steakhouse, a handful of families and couples lost in conversations. Read the full story at the Santa Fe New Mexican

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PTSD

IANS Live: Low levels of fat hormone may increase PTSD risk

May 16, 2016
 

People who have low levels of a fat hormone might be more prone to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms if they are exposed to a traumatic event, new research suggests.

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MD Magazine: Dogs helped veterans with PTSD

May 15, 2016
 

It may not come as a surprise to dog-lovers, but research presented at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, showed that adopting a canine companion proved helpful to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read the full story at MD Magazine

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