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Mel B still having therapy for PTSD

"It's everything that I went through and am still going through because of that abusive relationship."

May 13, 2019, 19:39 PM IST

Lady Gaga says she still suffers from PTSD after her sexual assault incident

The 32-year-old singer-actor has been praised for her first major Hollywood role in Bradley Cooper's directorial debut 'A Star Is Born'.

Sep 12, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

Ariana Grande suffering from PTSD after Manchester attack

"Time is the biggest thing," the star added. 

Jun 05, 2018, 15:36 PM IST

Stressed? It could be contagious, say researchers

For the study, the research team analyzed the effects of stress in pairs of male and female mice.

Mar 09, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

Stress hormone higher in pregnant women with PTSD

Researchers found that those with a dissociative type of PTSD, which is often related to childhood abuse or trauma, had up to 10 times higher cortisol levels than their peers.

Dec 06, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

One-fifth of cancer survivors are victimised by PTSD, says study

Many patients live in fear that their cancer may come back and they may think the cancer has returned with every lump or bump, pain or ache, fatigue or fever.

Nov 20, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

Virtual 'humans' can better identify PTSD

Soldiers who have experienced combat can develop post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which includes disturbing thoughts, feelings and dreams.

Oct 13, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Australian military vets take help from dogs to overcome PTSD

Highly-trained dogs in Australia are helping ex-armymen overcome the mental scars of war and fight PTSD easily.

Sep 30, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

Scientists claim this common antibiotic can help prevent, treat PTSD!

PTSD is a term for a broad range of psychological symptoms that can develop after someone experiences or witnesses a traumatic event.

Apr 05, 2017, 00:24 AM IST

PTSD has a cure – Playing video game 'Tetris' can ease symptoms

Results showed that those who had played Tetris had fewer intrusive memories of the trauma in total over the week immediately following the accident than the controls.

Mar 30, 2017, 16:33 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

Here's a way out to prevent PTSD symptoms

For the research, the mice were given a small dose of intravenous ketamine or a placebo either one month, one week, or one hour before they were subjected to a series of small shocks.

Feb 10, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Ketamine may help prevent traumatic disorders

PTSD is an anxiety disorder that occurs in about one-quarter of individuals who experience psychological trauma.

Feb 09, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

How fatal can Post-traumatic disorder (PTSD) be?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic collisions, or other threats on a person's life.

 

Jan 08, 2017, 07:21 AM IST

Going through trauma? Sleep can help you process your experiences!

People with PTSD experience highly emotional and distressing memories or even flashbacks where they feel as if they were experiencing the trauma all over again.

Dec 14, 2016, 23:06 PM IST

Are depression and PTSD the strongest reasons for suicide?

Major debate exists about the reason behind the increased risk of suicide in trauma survivors. 

Nov 27, 2016, 04:49 AM IST

Traumatic stress affects boys and girls differently, says study

A new study suggests that a brain region that integrates emotions and actions appears to undergo accelerated maturation in adolescent girls with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but not in boys with the condition.

Nov 20, 2016, 09:27 AM 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

Nightmares may increase suicide risk: Study

The nightmares may trigger specific types of negative cognitive thoughts - such as defeat, entrapment and hopelessness - which reinforce suicidal thoughts and behaviours, researchers said.

Mar 17, 2016, 14:53 PM IST