Ptsd

Stress Takes a Toll on Florida Medics and Highlights Usefulness of Peer Support

Recent incidents involving children remain with first responders.

Posted Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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Crittendon EMS in Crisis, A Good Bill Struck Down in Conn., & Medical

Find out who gets thumbs up in the July issue of JEMS.

Posted Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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Therapy Dogs Helping Soldiers with PTSD

Animal therapy helps combat veterans talk about their experiences.

Posted Thursday, May 8, 2014

Connecticut Bill Seeks to Cover PTSD Treatment for First Responders

Legislation raises concerns about funding.

Posted Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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New Indictments in 9/11 PTSD Fraud Case

Firefighters, police officers and others are falsely claiming disability.

Posted Wednesday, February 26, 2014

First Responders to 9/11 Open Up To Stress Treatment

Dramatic increase in mental health cases is seen by FDNY since the attacks.

Posted Thursday, September 12, 2013

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Studies Show EMS Needs to Better Identify & Treat Pulmonary Edema

Do you aggressively treat cases of pulmonary edema?

Posted Friday, June 21, 2013

Research Finds More Work Needed in Coping with Traumatic Events

Two-thirds of U.S. children and teens will experience at least one traumatic event, such as shootings.

Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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Penn Researchers Show Relationship with Working Dogs Protects Handlers from PTSD

"For these search-and-rescue workers," said Melissa Hunt, the associate director of the clinical training program in the School of Arts and Sciences' Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, "we saw rates of severe psychopathology and post-traumatic stress disorder that are well below what has been reported in other first responder groups, especially a number of years out from the attacks."

Posted Friday, October 5, 2012






 

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