08 Nov 2016
November 8, 2016

PTSD: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 1)

PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a complicated and often misunderstood issue. A lot of misinformation exists out there about this topic, so we’re here to bring you some little-known facts about it. Be sure to check back soon for the second part of this article. Number Fifteen: It Can Affect Anyone Usually, when you think.. read more →

01 Nov 2016
November 1, 2016

Torture leaves long-term psychological scars

By Lauran Neergaard AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — At times, waterboarding rendered al-Qaida terror suspect Abu Zubaydah hysterical. But later, a message to CIA headquarters described an interrogator merely lifting his eyebrow and snapping his fingers, leading Zubaydah to “slowly (walk) on his own to the water table” to lie down. The Senate torture.. read more →

By Noreen O’Donnell As the first of the twin towers fell, NYPD officer Ada Resnick was enveloped in the massive cloud of debris that shrouded Lower Manhattan, the suffocating mix searing her eyes and lungs. She thought she might die but emerged alive and spent a long day guiding survivors of the Sept. 11 terrorist.. read more →

Academics have found evidence that PTSD was suffered earlier than previously thought in Mesopotamia Ben Tufft   Ancient warriors could have suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as far back as 1300 BC, according to new research. It had been thought that the first record of PTSD was in 490 BC, during the Greco-Persian Battle.. read more →

by JOHN HAYWARD   The suicide of Air Force Reserve Captain Jamie Brunette appears to have stunned her family and friends even more than such tragic events usually do, because as the Tampa Tribune reports, she was upbeat, energetic, and had a lot to look forward to, including a new fitness center she was a partner in… read more →