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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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Suicides among U.S. Troops Surging

Increase from 2011 figures catches officials by surprise.

Posted Friday, June 8, 2012

Army Begins Pilot Video Project to Treat PTSD

Filmmaking is seen as a possible therapy.

Posted Wednesday, June 6, 2012

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Lessons from War Being Used to Fight Combat Stress

Military program tries to address the emotional toll of war.

Posted Thursday, January 26, 2012

New York University Links WTC Responders with PTSD, Respiratory Illness

Study illustrates the integral relationship between mental health and physical diseases.

Posted Friday, December 23, 2011


 

 

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