Thursday, June 29, 2017

#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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Secret to ageing well

Keep calm – it's the secret to ageing well https://t.co/iFCzI2qmDS pic.twitter.com/ZlSlw4Rcir— The Conversation (@ConversationUK) December 13, 2015 Work from our lab and from others has found that many of the negative aspects of cognitive ageing seen in older people appear to be linked to the amount of stress they have experienced

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PTSD Does Not Increase Risk of Cancer

http://psychcentral.com/news/2015/08/17/ptsd-does-not-increase-risk-of-cancer/90973.html The association between stress and cancer has been discussed in scientific literature for more than 70 years. Despite plausible theories that would support this association, findings from clinical research have been mixed. Researchers compared the rate of various cancer diagnoses among people with PTSD with the standardized cancer rate from the

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