Friday, June 23, 2017

#Facebook #moderators #develop #PTSD

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/31/facebookmoderators-develop-ptsd-exposed-worst-content-internet/ "When Facebook say that they're hiring 3,000 moderators, I'd say two things," she told an audience at the Hay Festival. "You've two billion members, one post a day - that's two billion pieces of data. No good, having 3,000 moderators. "And secondly, I have a major ethical problem with 3,000 young people

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#Active #prefrontal #brain #protect #PTSD #child #abuse

Active prefrontal brain function appears to protect against PTSD after child abuse http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-04-prefrontal-brain-function-ptsd-child.html Shared from Google News & Weather Increased activation of the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain that regulates complex cognitive, emotional and behavioral functioning, appears to protect against post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in individuals who suffered abuse as a

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#Anxiety #Depression #PTSD #Occupational #Stress

http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/anxiety/depression-anxiety-and-ptsd-are-influenced-by-occupation/article/656164/ For instance, a study found high rates of PTSD and depression in firefighters.8 Likewise, approximately 100,000 active police officers in the United States suffer from PTSD, and many also live with the comorbidities of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation.9 Research from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

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#NewYork #State #medical #marijuana #post-traumatic #stress #disorder #PTSD

https://www.forbes.com/sites/debraborchardt/2017/05/11/new-york-state-adds-ptsd-to-medical-marijuana-program-will-menstrual-cramps-be-next/#762be6b01108 New York State has one of the most restrictive medical marijuana programs in the country, but it may be starting to loosen up. A bi-partisan bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition passed the Senate Health Committee and now waits on Senate approval. “I am grateful

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#Women #Posting #Pictures #Challenge #Stereotype #PTSD

Women Are Posting Pictures to Challenge a Stereotype About PTSD http://themighty.com/2016/05/facesofptsd-post-traumatic-stress-disorder-awareness/ The idea started with a disappointing online search. While researching for a piece about trigger warnings, Cissy White realized when she searched for images under “post-traumatic stress disorder” (PTSD), the top results showed exclusively men in uniform. Given that women are more than twice as likely

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Active prefrontal brain function appears to protect against PTSD after child abuse

Active prefrontal brain function appears to protect against PTSD after child abuse http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-04-prefrontal-brain-function-ptsd-child.html Shared from Google News & Weather Increased activation of the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain that regulates complex cognitive, emotional and behavioral functioning, appears to protect against post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in individuals who suffered abuse as a

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Can Antibiotics Treat PTSD?

http://bigthink.com/articles/the-dawn-of-a-new-era-in-ptsd-science In the study, researchers gave 76 healthy adult subjects either doxycycline or a placebo, then sat them in front of a computer screen that randomly flashed two colors, red and blue. The appearance of one color was associated with a 50% risk of receiving a painful electric shock. After 160

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Post-traumatic stress disorder should be considered a systemic disorder

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/316698.php Results: The mean total number of comorbidities was higher among those with PTSD (17.7; SD, 6.1) than in trauma-exposed controls (14.1; SD, 5.2; P < 0.001). For 24 of 171 assessed clinical outcomes, morbidity was greater in the PTSD group, including for conditions of the gastrointestinal, hepatic, cardiovascular, and respiratory

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Complex trauma leads to a specific type of PTSD

http://theconversation.com/a-soldier-and-a-sex-worker-walk-into-a-therapists-office-whos-more-likely-to-have-ptsd-71464 Complex trauma leads to a specific type of PTSD, known as complex PTSD, which will be listed in the 2018 edition of International Classification of Diseases for the first time. Complex PTSD applies to responses to extremely threatening or horrific events that are extreme, prolonged or repetitive, from which a person

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