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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Women more likely to get anxious by ISIS threats: Study

Resilience is defined mainly as a resource aimed at dealing with a current threat, while optimism is defined as a resource related to future outcomes, they said.

Jun 08, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Teenagers suffering from PTSD may impair ability to recognise facial expressions

A new study has found that teenagers who are suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are likely to have trouble recognise facial expressions like sad and angry faces while those with conduct disorder interpret sad faces as angry.

Feb 21, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

How smartphones can cause PTSD symptoms in youngsters

Researchers say that three of four young adults are likely to exhibit symptoms such as fidgeting and scratching of stress similar to those seen in people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), upon being separated from their smartphones.

Feb 20, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

Wearable device may improve sleep, reduce PTSD risk

Recent studies show that sleep disturbance is not only a negative outcome from PTSD, it may also contribute to its onset.

Aug 17, 2016, 20:35 PM IST

Human trafficking takes serious toll on mental health

Human trafficking is the recruitment and movement of people, by means such as deception and coercion, for the purposes of exploitation.

Oct 19, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

Stress disorder not linked to cancer risk

In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found that stressful life events are not linked to increased cancer risk.

May 14, 2015, 15:20 PM IST

Stress disorder rising among flood-affected people in Kashmir

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is on the rise in Kashmir Valley after the worst ever floods hit the state earlier this month.

Sep 25, 2014, 19:14 PM IST

Marijuana can prevent PTSD

A new study has revealed that taking marijuana soon after a traumatic event can prevent PTSD-like (post-traumatic stress disorder) symptoms in rats, caused by the trauma and by trauma reminders.

Sep 07, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

Xenon may help treat stress disorder

Xenon, the gas that has anaesthetic properties, could help treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other conditions linked with fear and anxiety, says a significant study.

Sep 07, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

How we can literally `smell out danger`

A new study has found that it is possible to `smell out` danger beforehand with the help of previously experienced fearful incidents as they can set off one`s heightened sense of smell.

Dec 13, 2013, 14:44 PM IST

5 myths about stress busted

First myth is that getting enough sleep, exercising and eating right can reduce stress. But the fact is that though taking care of ourselves can help us feel good, but it won`t come close to mitigating stress.

Mar 31, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

Wars affect mental health of soldiers long after combat

Many soldiers battle mental health conditions such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression long after they return from combat.

Nov 11, 2012, 19:56 PM IST