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Size of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) in the brain may be associated with the ability to recover emotionally from traumatic events

Size of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) in the brain may be associated with the ability to recover emotionally from traumatic events

Substantial public health impacts of 1990 invasion and occupation of Kuwait

Substantial public health impacts of 1990 invasion and occupation of Kuwait

Life events lead to more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder than traumatic events

Life events lead to more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder than traumatic events

Depression is more common than post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among UK ex-service personnel

Depression is more common than post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among UK ex-service personnel

Patients disfigured in traumatic incidents may experience significant social and behavioral problems

Patients disfigured in traumatic incidents may experience significant social and behavioral problems

Primary care clinics at Veterans Affairs hospitals are not recognizing posttraumatic stress disorder

Primary care clinics at Veterans Affairs hospitals are not recognizing posttraumatic stress disorder

Babies show effects of mothers stress from 9/11 trauma

Babies show effects of mothers stress from 9/11 trauma

Response of New York City public school children to 9/11

Response of New York City public school children to 9/11

9/11 rescue workers screening program to continue

9/11 rescue workers screening program to continue

Confronting trauma directly most effective for post-traumatic stress disorder

Confronting trauma directly most effective for post-traumatic stress disorder

Why people get drowsy and fall asleep, and how caffeine blocks that process

Why people get drowsy and fall asleep, and how caffeine blocks that process

Post-traumatic stress disorder common among refugees in western countries

Post-traumatic stress disorder common among refugees in western countries

Evidence for a self-reinforcing "memory loop" - brain emotional center triggers the memory center

Evidence for a self-reinforcing "memory loop" - brain emotional center triggers the memory center

Study aims to help heart patients adapt to implanted defibrillators

Study aims to help heart patients adapt to implanted defibrillators

Bush will seek a record $70.8 billion in 2006 for Veterans Affairs

Bush will seek a record $70.8 billion in 2006 for Veterans Affairs

Younr black people experience the most pain

Younr black people experience the most pain

Newly discovered genetic defect might represent an important risk factor for major depression

Newly discovered genetic defect might represent an important risk factor for major depression

More research and innovation on child pain and stress reduction is needed

More research and innovation on child pain and stress reduction is needed

New Yorkers' use of mental health services rose only slightly after 9//11

New Yorkers' use of mental health services rose only slightly after 9//11

Findings have implications for understanding psychiatric and neurological disease that affect the hippocampus

Findings have implications for understanding psychiatric and neurological disease that affect the hippocampus