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Posts Tagged ‘post-traumatic stress disorder’

By On November 5th, 2012

Competitive Research Culture Standing in the Way of Progress

On Monday, October 29th, Peter Chiarelli, a recently retired four-star general and former vice chief of staff for the Army, addressed an auditorium full of researchers and clinicians. He was addressing the second annual Augusta Research Symposium on Advances in Warrior Care, with a focus on research and care for injured troops. He said 60…

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By On October 11th, 2012

D.O.D. Investing $100 Million Towards Trauma Research

The Department of Veteran Affairs and the Department of Defense are hoping to revolutionize the way Traumatic Brain Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are diagnosed and treated. Michael Schindler from Seattle Pi reported the departments are investing more than $100 million in research. This comes after some recent drama within the army where…

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By On March 20th, 2012

Traumatic Brain Injury May be Linked to PTSD

On Feb. 15, UCLA life scientists published in the journal Biological Psychiatry a study that reveals a causal link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and an increased susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder. The study also suggests that those suffering from even mild TBIs are more likely to develop anxiety disorders. The information confirms the fact…

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