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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Iraq veterans find the war is at home with red tape

    Iraq veterans find the war is at home with red tape
    SAN FRANCISCO — Glenda Flowers stood at the edge of a crowd of angry veterans at San Francisco's War Memorial building. They had been waiting months, even years, to hear whether they would receive disability benefits, and they were tired of excuses....
  • ‘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...
  • Hollywood may pay man $195,000 to settle case after brutal arrest

    Hollywood may pay man $195,000 to settle case after brutal arrest
    An officer's brutal beating of a Hollywood man mistaken for a gun-waving suspect may cost taxpayers nearly $200,000. Arben Bajra, 33, is on the verge of winning a $195,000 settlement from the city, with commissioners set to approve the deal on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Woman sues day spa over treatment

    A Northern California woman is suing Groupon and a Huntington Beach day spa claiming she purchased online vouchers for a treatment that left her with chemical burns. Rebecca Fisher of Hayward has taken action against an owner and employee of CloudMover...