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Scientists discover gene which controls fear

Scientists discover gene which controls fear

Black women with chronic pain experience more psychological distress

Black women with chronic pain experience more psychological distress

Heart attack patients run an increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder

Heart attack patients run an increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder

Heart disease patients face greater risk of PTSD

Heart disease patients face greater risk of PTSD

Recommendation that parents limit television viewing of Katrina disaster for children under 12 years of age

Recommendation that parents limit television viewing of Katrina disaster for children under 12 years of age

Stress leads to drugs, leads to more stress and more drugs - part of a vicious cycle

Stress leads to drugs, leads to more stress and more drugs - part of a vicious cycle

Opiate drugs such as morphine leave animals more vulnerable to stress

Opiate drugs such as morphine leave animals more vulnerable to stress

Psychiatric disorders represent an independent risk factor for delay in cancer diagnosis

Psychiatric disorders represent an independent risk factor for delay in cancer diagnosis

More than one fourth of individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) were victims of violent crime in the past year

More than one fourth of individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) were victims of violent crime in the past year

Beta-blockers 'blot out memories' for sufferers with post-traumatic stress disorder

Beta-blockers 'blot out memories' for sufferers with post-traumatic stress disorder

Neuroscientists identify how the brain processes and stores emotional experiences as long-term memories

Neuroscientists identify how the brain processes and stores emotional experiences as long-term memories

Cocaine induces abnormal enhancement of neuronal connections

Cocaine induces abnormal enhancement of neuronal connections

Researchers have identified a protein that is crucially involved in how our memories are stored and processed

Researchers have identified a protein that is crucially involved in how our memories are stored and processed

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