PTSD research news: PTSD brain bank.

Feb 01, 18 PTSD research news: PTSD brain bank.

Posted by in Veteran PTSD

From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: VA’s National PTSD Brain Bank collaborates with PINK Concussions Group Women Veterans urged to donate brains for research Today, VA announced a collaboration between its National Center for PTSD and the nonprofit organization PINK Concussions, encouraging women to donate their brains...

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Hypersexuality and bipolar disorder

Jan 10, 18 Hypersexuality and bipolar disorder

Posted by in Bipolar and Depression

Hypersexuality and Bipolar Disorder These conditions do not have a cause and effect relationship. Being bipolar does not cause someone to be hypersexual. Being hypersexual does not mean someone is bipolar. However, an increase in risky behaviors is related to bipolar manic episodes. What is Hypersexuality But what is...

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What is bipolar disorder

Jan 09, 18 What is bipolar disorder

Posted by in Bipolar and Depression

Bipolar Disorder Defined National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)describes bipolar disorder as Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks.There are four basic types of bipolar disorder;...

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PTSD signs and symptoms. Recognizing the struggle during the holidays and everyday.

Dec 25, 17 PTSD signs and symptoms. Recognizing the struggle during the holidays and everyday.

Posted by in PTSD

As we celebrate the holidays, we should take time to be thankful and give to others who are in need. Especially those that may be struggling with trauma and suffering from PTSD. It’s important to be able to recognize PTSD signs and symptoms. The National Institute of Mental Health NIMH) describes PTSD (post traumatic stress...

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Using horse therapy to treat veteran PTSD

Dec 11, 17 Using horse therapy to treat veteran PTSD

Posted by in PTSD, Veteran PTSD

Using horse therapy (also called equine assisted therapy or therapeutic riding) can treat veteran PTSD. Go to the military PTSD forum and share your thoughts. From the WYPR public radio website Returning combat veterans often wrestle with post-traumatic stress disorder, the aftermath of brain injuries or chronic pain. Relief can be...

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Involuntary psychiatric treatment. A hard family decision.

Jul 28, 17 Involuntary psychiatric treatment. A hard family decision.

Posted by in Breaking News, PTSD, Urban PTSD, Veteran PTSD

The hard decision of involuntary psychiatric treatment.   Pathfinders for Autism has written a very helpful article that details what happens when a family has to come together to make a very difficult decision about involuntary psychiatric treatment for a loved one. It is by no means a simple process nor is it easy on the...

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