News tagged with traumatic experience

VA to ease way for vets to get stress disability

(AP) -- Female soldiers and others in dangerous roles that once were behind front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan have long complained about how hard it is to prove their combat experience when applying for disability due ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Witnessing violence affects kids' health

School-aged children who witness violence in urban communities show symptoms of post-traumatic stress. They also suffer physiological effects with a disruption to their normal cortisol production pattern during the day, which ...

Apr 21, 2009
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