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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (INACTIVE)

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  • Programs to prevent psychological problems in troops questioned

    Programs to prevent psychological problems in troops questioned
    Many federal programs aimed at preventing psychological problems in military service members and their families have not been evaluated correctly to determine whether they are working and are not supported by science, says a new report commissioned by the...
  • Ex-congressman and veteran makes his peace in North Korea visit

    Ex-congressman and veteran makes his peace in North Korea visit
    SAN FRANCISCO — For decades, former eight-term Bay Area Rep. Paul N. "Pete" McCloskey Jr. has dreamed of a Korean War battle moment he cannot shake: Peering into a trench he sees the terrified faces of his teenage opponents, clutching wicker baskets...
  • Innovative program is tailored to prevent homelessness among vets

    Innovative program is tailored to prevent homelessness among vets
    SAN DIEGO — Kris Warren, a Marine veteran with combat duty in Iraq, remembers the disorientation and other problems that kept him from reentering civilian life. Finally he mustered the courage to ask for help from the Department of Veterans...
  • Which should come first, healthier chickens or cheaper eggs?

    Which should come first, healthier chickens or cheaper eggs?
    Egg Industry magazine predicted that 2015 will be "the year of the lawsuit" in the U.S. egg industry — and it was referring specifically to California. But the court battles have already begun. On Feb. 3, Missouri filed a federal lawsuit alleging...
  • Military sniper links his string of armed robberies to PTSD

    Military sniper links his string of armed robberies to PTSD
    TAMPA, Fla. — As an Army sniper in Iraq and Afghanistan, Gabriel Brown craved danger. Combat satisfied what he called his "adrenaline addiction." When he returned home to Florida, nothing in civilian life provided the sense of invincibility that...
  • Feinstein bill pushes housing for homeless vets at West L.A. VA campus

    Feinstein bill pushes housing for homeless vets at West L.A. VA campus
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced a bill Tuesday to smooth the way for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to partner with private agencies to develop housing for homeless veterans on its West Los Angeles campus. The legislation would...
  • Jennifer Percy talks PTSD, exorcism and her new book 'Demon Camp'

    Jennifer Percy talks PTSD, exorcism and her new book 'Demon Camp'
    Jennifer Percy's debut book, "Demon Camp" (Scribner: 223 pp., $26), is a true story about one American soldier's struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. By telling the story of Caleb Daniels and his demons, the writer shines a bright light on...
  • Teens get maximum sentence for killing girl's parents

    Even as she pleaded for a sentence that would let her live in sunshine again, a 17-year-old girl convicted of murdering her parents expressed little remorse other than admitting to mistakes. Cynthia Alvarez said she had been a victim of abuse at the...
  • Marines who suffered brain injuries doubled risk of PTSD, study finds

    Marines who suffered brain injuries doubled risk of PTSD, study finds
    Up to a fifth of U.S. service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have come home with a blast-related concussion or post-traumatic stress disorder — or both. A study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry helps detail the...
  • Gene activating drug shows promise for PTSD memories

    Gene activating drug shows promise for PTSD memories
    A combination of exposure therapy and gene stimulation may be the best way to alter fear-provoking memories that are the persistent core of post-traumatic stress and anxiety disorders, a new study suggests. Using fear-conditioned mice, researchers found...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------     SERIES Bones Brennan (Emily Deschanel)...