News file for: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Half Of Japanese Town Suffers From PTSD

Half Of Japanese Town Suffers From PTSD

Researchers found that eating right, exercising and going to work helped people in the town of Hirono to cope in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster.

Integrated Addiction Treatment May Help Trauma Sufferers

Integrated Addiction Treatment May Help Trauma Sufferers

New research shows that people with addiction issues, who are frequently excluded from treatment for post traumatic stress, may in fact benefit from psychological therapy.

Fukushima: Low Radiation Exposure, But High Psychological Distress

Fukushima: Low Radiation Exposure, But High Psychological Distress

Fukushima residents suffered from low levels of cesium exposure while TEPCO workers suffered from high levels of psychological distress after the disaster, say two reports published in JAMA.

Use Of Acupuncture By The U.S. Military To Treat Battlefield Injuries, PTSD

Use Of Acupuncture By The U.S. Military To Treat Battlefield Injuries, PTSD

The United States Armed Forces is incorporating acupuncture, one of the oldest healing practices in the world, to assist in the medical care of its personnel.