MPs are calling for new research centre devoted to the mental health of first responders and other public safety officers grappling with the often disturbing toll of their jobs. Estimates indicate that between 10 and 35 per cent of first responders — from paramedics to prison guards — will develop post-traumatic stress disorder, the House.. read more →

Report examines the difference between normal, abnormal emotion in how we diagnose depression Date: June 25, 2015 Source: SAGE Publications Summary: We all feel emotion, we all get upset, can feel low, angry and overjoyed, but when do these emotional responses become something of a medical concern? When are these feelings inappropriate, too intense, or.. read more →

Source: The Hoops News PTSD or post-traumatic stress disorder may severely affect an individual’s ability of dealing with minor disturbances like a distressing story on the newspaper, a loud noise, etc. People are suffering from the condition also often struggle to get good sleep. Now, a new research is suggesting that PTSD, probably for causing.. read more →