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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Iraq war veteran sentenced in stabbing death of girlfriend, 22

    An Iraq war veteran who blamed post-traumatic stress disorder for choking and stabbing his 22-year-old girlfriend to death was sentenced Thursday to 26 years to life in prison. Allowed by his attorney to apologize for the first time since the January...
  • 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...
  • The Next Frontier: The Brain

    "So the last shall be first, and the first last." This quote from the King James Bible is my response to Scientific American's Top 10 stories of 2013. Their tenth-ranked story about the BRAIN initiative is my top story for the year. I refer to Brain...
  • 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...
  • Letters: Zimmerman, water quality, and government

    Help Zimmerman cope The continuing news about George Zimmerman and his run-ins with the law give me pause. When a person is charged with a crime and found not guilty — but remains a target of attention — steps should be taken to help that...
  • 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...
  • ‘Hunger Games’ quiz: Test your ‘Catching Fire’ knowledge, Katniss fans

     
    Katniss Everdeen is back in action in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” The movie sequel, based on the second installment […]...
  • Casey Affleck on his 'Out of the Furnace' acting, scrapping and scaring

    Casey Affleck on his 'Out of the Furnace' acting, scrapping and scaring
    Scott Cooper's stark, compelling Rust Belt drama, "Out of the Furnace," which premiered earlier this month at AFI Fest, turns on the relationship between two brothers: Straight-arrow steel mill worker Russell Baze (Christian Bale) and his anguished...
  • 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)...
  • Letters: Mentally ill, in prison

    Letters: Mentally ill, in prison
    Re "New tactics on mentally ill inmates," Oct. 24 It is distressing to read a correctional psychiatrist's assertion that psychotic prisoners "would have no memory" of being repeatedly pepper-sprayed and "have a higher than average threshold for pain...