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PTSD, TBI, Chronic Pain and related subjects
Concussions Can Leave Brain Vulnerable to PTSD

Concussions Can Leave Brain Vulnerable to PTSD

Evidence is starting to mount that traumatic brain injury can make people more likely to develop PTSD. A paper in JAMA demonstrates that active-duty soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan who experienced a concussion or other mild forms of traumatic brain injury...

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The Military Provides Inadequate PTSD Care

The Military Provides Inadequate PTSD Care

The Military Health System commissioned a study to examine the effects of PTSD and depression in the armed services, the two most common mental-health issues in the military. The study found that the military's health program provides insufficient...

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How Much Would You Pay to Live Pain-Free?

How Much Would You Pay to Live Pain-Free?

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain every year. Many of them will go to great lengths to help ease their pain. But, how much, exactly, would a person spend per day to live pain free? A study at the National Bureau of Economic Research set out to...

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Chronic Pain May Increase Risk for Dementia

Chronic Pain May Increase Risk for Dementia

A study in JAMA Internal Medicine revealed that people whom experienced chronic pain earlier in their lives are at an increased risk of developing dementia. According to the study, people with chronic pain had a 9 percent increase in rapid memory decline...

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Among the most disabling of medical conditions, affecting about 1.5 million individuals every year.

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Brain Injury

A psychiatric disorder that develops in a significant minority of subjects exposed to serious and life threatening events.

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PTSD

Chronic pain is a multidimensional experience with biological, psychological and social components.

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Chronic Pain