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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (INACTIVE)

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  • Death rate unusually high for young veterans

    Death rate unusually high for young veterans
    Mark Tyree was chasing death. The 25-year-old Marine veteran drank heavily and drove fast — often at the same time. Tyree had walked away from two serious accidents that demolished his cars. On a foggy November morning in 2011, he slammed his...
  • Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe

    Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe
    Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
  • Former lab chimp Kitty, Nim Chimpsky's companion, dies

    Former lab chimp Kitty, Nim Chimpsky's companion, dies
    Kitty, a female chimpanzee that gave birth to many offspring used in laboratory experiments, has died in a Texas animal sanctuary, the Humane Society of the United States announced Friday. Believed to have been born some 51 years ago, Kitty had been...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • Ex-New York police officers, firefighters charged in disability scam

    NEW YORK — One retired police officer who told the government he was too psychologically damaged to work ran a martial arts studio, prosecutors said. Another said his depression was so crippling that it kept him housebound, but he was photographed...
  • 'Lone Survivor' Marcus Luttrell's devotion to duty

      'Lone Survivor' Marcus Luttrell's devotion to duty
    Marcus Luttrell is very polite and quiet — "Yessir," "No, ma'am," "Thank you very much" — but his abiding civil demeanor can't mask the fact that the physically imposing former Navy SEAL isn't inclined to suffer fools. At a breakfast meeting...
  • Marine pleads not guilty to off-base shooting incident

    Marine pleads not guilty to off-base shooting incident
    VISTA -- An enlisted Marine pleaded not guilty Thursday to two felony charges related to a shooting incident at his off-base apartment. Cpl. Christopher Michael Johnson, 26, faces charges of negligent discharge of a firearm and shooting in an occupied...
  • ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Hunger Games,’ Batfleck: 2013 in review

     
    2013 was a superb year for fans of genre entertainment. Major comic book heroes celebrated milestone anniversaries, as did “Doctor […]...
  • Air Force member's allegation of sex assault brings him more grief

    Air Force member's allegation of sex assault brings him more grief
    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Shortly after he arrived at Ramstein Air Base in Germany in March 2012, Air Force security guard Trent Smith was at an off-base apartment when, he says, a male sergeant touched him and pressed him to go into the...
  • Gunman in fatal Reseda shooting is war veteran with PTSD, police say

    A man who forced his way into a Reseda apartment Friday night and shot its two occupants -- one fatally -- is a 32-year-old Iraq war veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, Los Angeles police said. For reasons still unclear to...