Researchers find a correlation between PTSD severity and risky behavior, and that risky behavior was linked to the probability of experiencing a traumatic event.
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A new study found that mental health providers are unprepared when it comes to treating military veterans and their families.
Previous studies show that short men are more likely to experience depression after joining the military. However, new findings suggest something different. Researchers found that both short and tall men in the military are more likely to suffer depression than their average-height counterparts.
A new study investigating the causes underlying respiratory symptoms in military personnel returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, found that a large percentage of veterans had non-specific symptoms that did not lead to a specific clinical diagnosis.
A new report found that there is no evidence that PTSD treatments are helping veterans.
The Public Health Service has approved the use of medicinal marijuana in a study aiming to test the effects of the drug on veterans with PTSD. The study now awaits the decision of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
A Yale study found that elderly veterans were more likely than younger veterans to be prescribed psychotropic drugs without being diagnosed.
Researchers reported that veterans with Gulf War Illness suffered brain changes tied to memory deficits.
Although, witnessing trauma during combat can trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in many men serving in war, current research shows that these men may already be vulnerable to the disorder due to childhood abuse of family history of drug use.
According to data from the Department of Veterans Affairs, there were 17,754 suicide attempts among veterans last year and in July this year, 26 active-duty soldiers are believed to have committed suicide, the most ever recorded in a month since the U.S. Army began tracking such deaths.
Senior citizens are at the top of the list of people at risk for contracting and unfortunately, passing away from the coronavirus. This is in great part due to their weaker immune systems and common existing health problems associated with aging. As such, it has been highly recommended that seniors do their best to remain at home to reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus.