Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

How Can Acute Stress Disorder Symptoms Lead to PTSD?

Acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often go hand-in-hand. This is because a diagnosis of PTSD cannot be made until at …

Mental Disorders

David Lynch Is Still Inventive Enough To Disrupt The Festival Circuit’s Status Quo

For the second time this year, I happily deposited my iPhone into a Yondr pouch and walked into a show with the relief of not having access to the entire internet. Yes, I said <i>relief</i>. Though I surrendered my phone with some trepidation the first time, to see Jack White on his new phone-free tour, I …

Jack White

Veterans charity created by Nathan Fletcher raised and spent more than $1 million, report shows

Nathan Fletcher was a far better fundraiser than mayoral candidate.<p>In the years following his two failed campaigns for the San Diego Mayor’s Office, …

Mental Disorders

Man Agrees to Plead Guilty to Killing 5 at Fort Lauderdale Airport

A man who the authorities say fatally shot five people and wounded six others at an airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., last year has agreed to plead guilty to several counts of committing violence in order to avoid the death penalty, according to documents filed in court on Monday.<p>Prosecutors said …

Fort Lauderdale

WATCH: Waiting times increase again for sexual violence victim support in Dundee and Angus

Waiting lists are getting even longer for survivors of sexual violence to receive support in Dundee and Angus.<p>It used to take seven months for …

Dundee

“I was stupid going on the show” says MAFS groom

Former <b>Married at First Sight</b> participant Craig Roach, who appeared in 2016 in the show’s only same-sex coupling, has again taken to social media to …

TV (Australia)

Amtrak stops paying medical bills those injured in February train crash in SC

Amtrak is refusing to pay any more for the medical bills of those injured in a February train crash in Cayce that killed two and injured 100-plus, …

South Carolina

Baltimore County to Open the Kevin Kamenetz Arena

Just one day after the 143rd Preakness Stakes, Baltimore County announced the grand opening of The Kevin Kamenetz Arena, an equestrian learning …

Baltimore

Murdered daughter’s pain was ‘unimaginable’

A DEVASTATED mother coming to grips with losing her daughter says she suffered a second blow when her killer was sentenced.

Crime

DeKalb officer who shot unarmed vet: “I was being attacked”

Former DeKalb County police officer Robert Olsen testified Monday that his showdown with unarmed veteran Anthony Hill transpired in about five …

Crime

Florida Ranked Best State For Military Retirees

Florida edged out Virginia, New Hampshire, Alabama and South Carolina to take top honors as the best U.S. state for military retirees.<p>CORAL GABLES, …

New Hampshire

Attorneys say sexual abuse by janitor is fault of St. Tammany school system

Attorneys for a Slidell man who was raped by his elementary school janitor began trying to convince a St. Tammany Parish District Court judge Monday …

Crime

North Texas Military Veteran Says Playing Golf Has Helped His PTSD

By Russ McCaskeyMay 21, 2018 at 5:27 pm<p><b>Filed Under:</b>golf, J.P. Ashby, Local TV, Military Veteran, PTSD, The Ones For Texas<p><b>Russ McCaskey</b><p>FacebookFollow …

Golf

Louisiana Law Changes: Abortion, Hazing and Marijuana

Louisiana lawmakers filed over one thousand bills for consideration during the 2018 regular session between March and May.Among the approved bills …

Cannabis Industry

Pit Bulls Kill Iraq Vet's Beloved Therapy Dog

A group that provides service dogs for veterans wants to offer a new dog for a woman who fought stray dogs that killed her Ms. Pooh.<p>DECATUR, GA — A …

U.S. Army

Have PTSD? In Physical Pain? There May Be a Connection

If you have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), your doctor may have explained that you're at higher risk for other health problems such as …

Mental Disorders

Future Of Medical Marijuana Remains Uncertain In Missouri As Bill Dies In Committee

Now, the state's voters will get to weigh in on the issue at the voting booth in November. Also, the latest developments on marijuana from Michigan …

Cannabis

Premier promises to jail mentally ill who attack paramedics, union says

Police Minister Lisa Neville said the government would ensure emergency services were protected by toughening laws.<p>She said loopholes would be …

Crime

What Happened to Chris Kyle's Killer? This Man Was Found Guilty of Murdering the 'American Sniper'

The year after he published his autobiography <i>American Sniper</i> and the year before the film adaptation hit theaters, United States Navy SEAL veteran …

American Sniper

Patient 'begged me to kill her': The issues forcing paramedics to their own mental health brink

Maree O'Malley avoids watching the news. She does not want to see anything that could trigger old memories.<p>Years of lost sleep forced her to turn to …

Mental Health

‘Post traumatic growth’: Damien Hardwick says Tigers will learn from loss to West Coast

RICHMOND was left somewhat traumatised by Sunday’s 47-point loss to West Coast in Perth, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to Tigers …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Stress of chronic social isolation poses health risk

Man is by nature a social animal, so begins the legendary quote by Aristotle, the famed ancient Greek philosopher. It has long been proven that …

Neuroscience

Immunity hearing set for Monday for officer who killed unarmed veteran

DECATUR, Ga. -- An immunity hearing is set for Monday in the case of a former DeKalb County police officer who shot and killed an unarmed …

Crime

Brain abnormality a sign for mental illness

A new study by researchers at Duke University reports an abnormality in visual regions of the brain that is associated with a person’s general risk …

Mental Health

Thurston 20 years later: Survivors call it 'our shooting,' now one among so many

Many of the Thurston High School students wounded 20 years ago when a freshman opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle now call it "our shooting."<p>On …

Law Enforcement

Asylum in Australia

There are approximately 30,000 asylum-seekers affected by these measures, labelled by the Australian Government as the so-called ‘legacy caseload’. …

Asylum Seekers

How to Manage PTSD Stress with Stress Inoculation Training

Stress inoculation training (often abbreviated as SIT) is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). CBT …

Mental Disorders

'I'm going to rape you': Dutch backpacker faces Surry Hills attacker

The woman said in the moments after the attack she was "hyperventilating, crying, screaming, shocked" and she felt alone in the months that …

Crime

The PTSD and Suicide Connection: Coping With Fear and Isolation

In the United States, more than 40,000 people commit suicide each year. Although women attempt suicide more so than men, men are more likely to …

Mental Health

Canadian teen describes 'extraordinary' day attending royal wedding

A Canadian teen has told of her “extraordinary” day attending the royal wedding.<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in a ceremony watched by …

Royal Weddings