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Stress, Sleeplessness, Anxiety: How Violence In The Valley Is Causing a Kind of PTSD

What Williams is describing, depression, drug use, and aggressive behavior are all symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Researchers even have a new name for it: toxic stress. Williams agrees but puts his own spin on the concept. “I call it … Continue reading

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‘Memories’ pass between generations

‘Memories’ pass between generations Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the DNA in sperm and alter the brains and behaviour of subsequent generations. A Nature Neuroscience study shows mice trained to avoid a smell passed their aversion on … Continue reading

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First Person: There Is No Shame in a Life with PTSD

First Person: There Is No Shame in a Life with PTSD The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) will be released in May. Yahoo is featuring first-person stories from Americans who are diagnosed with some of … Continue reading

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