Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic: A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.Anxiety: Feeling or emotion of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.Daphnia: A diverse genus of minute freshwater CRUSTACEA, of the suborder CLADOCERA. They are a major food source for both young and adult freshwater fish.Stress Disorders, Traumatic, Acute: A class of traumatic stress disorders that is characterized by the significant dissociative states seen immediately after overwhelming trauma. By definition it cannot last longer than 1 month, if it persists, a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (STRESS DISORDERS, POST-TRAUMATIC) is more appropriate.Combat Disorders: Neurotic reactions to unusual, severe, or overwhelming military stress.Veterans: Former members of the armed services.War: Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Life Change Events: Those occurrences, including social, psychological, and environmental, which require an adjustment or effect a change in an individual's pattern of living.Psychiatric Status Rating Scales: Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.Dissociative Disorders: Sudden temporary alterations in the normally integrative functions of consciousness.Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Categorical classification of MENTAL DISORDERS based on criteria sets with defining features. It is produced by the American Psychiatric Association. (DSM-IV, page xxii)Phobic Disorders: Anxiety disorders in which the essential feature is persistent and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that the individual feels compelled to avoid. The individual recognizes the fear as excessive or unreasonable.Mood Disorders: Those disorders that have a disturbance in mood as their predominant feature.Stress Disorders, Traumatic: Anxiety disorders manifested by the development of characteristic symptoms following a psychologically traumatic event that is outside the normal range of usual human experience. Symptoms include re-experiencing the traumatic event, increased arousal, and numbing of responsiveness to or reduced involvement with the external world. Traumatic stress disorders can be further classified by the time of onset and the duration of these symptoms.Depressive Disorder: An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.Bipolar Disorder: A major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence.Vietnam Conflict: A conflict occurring from 1954 through 1975 within the Republic of Vietnam. It involved neighboring nations and the United States and other members of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization.Depression: Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.Depressive Disorder, Major: Marked depression appearing in the involution period and characterized by hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and agitation.Iraq War, 2003-2011: An armed intervention involving multi-national forces in the country of IRAQ.Fear: The affective response to an actual current external danger which subsides with the elimination of the threatening condition.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Implosive Therapy: A method for extinguishing anxiety by a saturation exposure to the feared stimulus situation or its substitute.Comorbidity: The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.Dental Anxiety: Abnormal fear or dread of visiting the dentist for preventive care or therapy and unwarranted anxiety over dental procedures.Afghan Campaign 2001-: Multinational coalition military operation initiated in October 2001 to counter terrorism and bring security to AFGHANISTAN in collaboration with Afghan forces.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Panic Disorder: A type of anxiety disorder characterized by unexpected panic attacks that last minutes or, rarely, hours. Panic attacks begin with intense apprehension, fear or terror and, often, a feeling of impending doom. Symptoms experienced during a panic attack include dyspnea or sensations of being smothered; dizziness, loss of balance or faintness; choking sensations; palpitations or accelerated heart rate; shakiness; sweating; nausea or other form of abdominal distress; depersonalization or derealization; paresthesias; hot flashes or chills; chest discomfort or pain; fear of dying and fear of not being in control of oneself or going crazy. Agoraphobia may also develop. Similar to other anxiety disorders, it may be inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.Manifest Anxiety Scale: True-false questionnaire made up of items believed to indicate anxiety, in which the subject answers verbally the statement that describes him.Anxiety, Separation: Anxiety experienced by an individual upon separation from a person or object of particular significance to the individual.Bosnia-Herzegovina: A country of eastern Europe, formerly the province of Bosnia in Yugoslavia, uniting with the province of Herzegovina to form the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1946. It was created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia and recognized by the United States as an independent state. Bosnia takes is name from the river Bosna, in turn from the Indoeuropean root bhog, "current"; Herzegovina is from the Serbian herceg (duke) + -ov (the possessive) + -ina (country or territory).September 11 Terrorist Attacks: Terrorism on September 11, 2001 against targets in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia, and an aborted attack that ended in Pennsylvania.Rape: Unlawful sexual intercourse without consent of the victim.Terrorism: The use or threatened use of force or violence against persons or property in violation of criminal laws for purposes of intimidation, coercion, or ransom, in support of political or social objectives.Cognitive Therapy: A direct form of psychotherapy based on the interpretation of situations (cognitive structure of experiences) that determine how an individual feels and behaves. It is based on the premise that cognition, the process of acquiring knowledge and forming beliefs, is a primary determinant of mood and behavior. The therapy uses behavioral and verbal techniques to identify and correct negative thinking that is at the root of the aberrant behavior.Personality Inventory: Check list, usually to be filled out by a person about himself, consisting of many statements about personal characteristics which the subject checks.Violence: Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.Interview, Psychological: A directed conversation aimed at eliciting information for psychiatric diagnosis, evaluation, treatment planning, etc. The interview may be conducted by a social worker or psychologist.Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases: Pathological processes of the ear, the nose, and the throat, also known as the ENT diseases.Disasters: Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.Substance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Child Abuse, Sexual: Sexual maltreatment of the child or minor.Refugees: Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief. (Webster, 3d ed)Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.IraqAdaptation, Psychological: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Sex Offenses: Any violation of established legal or moral codes in respect to sexual behavior.Anti-Anxiety Agents: Agents that alleviate ANXIETY, tension, and ANXIETY DISORDERS, promote sedation, and have a calming effect without affecting clarity of consciousness or neurologic conditions. ADRENERGIC BETA-ANTAGONISTS are commonly used in the symptomatic treatment of anxiety but are not included here.Cyclonic Storms: Non-frontal low-pressure systems over tropical or sub-tropical waters with organized convection and definite pattern of surface wind circulation.Emotions: Those affective states which can be experienced and have arousing and motivational properties.Earthquakes: Sudden slips on a fault, and the resulting ground shaking and radiated seismic energy caused by the slips, or by volcanic or magmatic activity, or other sudden stress changes in the earth. Faults are fractures along which the blocks of EARTH crust on either side have moved relative to one another parallel to the fracture.Test Anxiety Scale: A self-reporting test consisting of items concerning fear and worry about taking tests and physiological activity, such as heart rate, sweating, etc., before, during, and after tests.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Amygdala: Almond-shaped group of basal nuclei anterior to the INFERIOR HORN OF THE LATERAL VENTRICLE of the TEMPORAL LOBE. The amygdala is part of the limbic system.Resilience, Psychological: The human ability to adapt in the face of tragedy, trauma, adversity, hardship, and ongoing significant life stressors.Crime Victims: Individuals subjected to and adversely affected by criminal activity. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Psychometrics: Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.Psychotherapy: A generic term for the treatment of mental illness or emotional disturbances primarily by verbal or nonverbal communication.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Somatoform Disorders: Disorders having the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a general medical condition but that are not fully explained by a another medical condition, by the direct effects of a substance, or by another mental disorder. The symptoms must cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning. In contrast to FACTITIOUS DISORDERS and MALINGERING, the physical symptoms are not under voluntary control. (APA, DSM-V)Startle Reaction: A complex involuntary response to an unexpected strong stimulus usually auditory in nature.Child Abuse: Abuse of children in a family, institutional, or other setting. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity: A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Although most individuals have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, one or the other pattern may be predominant. The disorder is more frequent in males than females. Onset is in childhood. Symptoms often attenuate during late adolescence although a minority experience the full complement of symptoms into mid-adulthood. (From DSM-V)AfghanistanObsessive-Compulsive Disorder: An anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, persistent obsessions or compulsions. Obsessions are the intrusive ideas, thoughts, or images that are experienced as senseless or repugnant. Compulsions are repetitive and seemingly purposeful behavior which the individual generally recognizes as senseless and from which the individual does not derive pleasure although it may provide a release from tension.Psychotic Disorders: Disorders in which there is a loss of ego boundaries or a gross impairment in reality testing with delusions or prominent hallucinations. (From DSM-IV, 1994)Torture: The intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon an individual or individuals, including the torture of animals.Borderline Personality Disorder: A personality disorder marked by a pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. (DSM-IV)Adult Survivors of Child Abuse: Persons who were child victims of violence and abuse including physical, sexual, or emotional maltreatment.Arousal: Cortical vigilance or readiness of tone, presumed to be in response to sensory stimulation via the reticular activating system.Survivors: Persons who have experienced a prolonged survival after serious disease or who continue to live with a usually life-threatening condition as well as family members, significant others, or individuals surviving traumatic life events.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Alcoholism: A primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. The disease is often progressive and fatal. It is characterized by impaired control over drinking, preoccupation with the drug alcohol, use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, and distortions in thinking, most notably denial. Each of these symptoms may be continuous or periodic. (Morse & Flavin for the Joint Commission of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the American Society of Addiction Medicine to Study the Definition and Criteria for the Diagnosis of Alcoholism: in JAMA 1992;268:1012-4)Agoraphobia: Obsessive, persistent, intense fear of open places.United StatesAnalysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Defense Mechanisms: Unconscious process used by an individual or a group of individuals in order to cope with impulses, feelings or ideas which are not acceptable at their conscious level; various types include reaction formation, projection and self reversal.Sleep Disorders: Conditions characterized by disturbances of usual sleep patterns or behaviors. Sleep disorders may be divided into three major categories: DYSSOMNIAS (i.e. disorders characterized by insomnia or hypersomnia), PARASOMNIAS (abnormal sleep behaviors), and sleep disorders secondary to medical or psychiatric disorders. (From Thorpy, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, p187)Affect: The feeling-tone accompaniment of an idea or mental representation. It is the most direct psychic derivative of instinct and the psychic representative of the various bodily changes by means of which instincts manifest themselves.Personality Assessment: The determination and evaluation of personality attributes by interviews, observations, tests, or scales. Articles concerning personality measurement are considered to be within scope of this term.Psychological Tests: Standardized tests designed to measure abilities, as in intelligence, aptitude, and achievement tests, or to evaluate personality traits.Emergency Responders: Personnel trained to provide the initial services, care, and support in EMERGENCIES or DISASTERS.Models, Psychological: Theoretical representations that simulate psychological processes and/or social processes. These include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing: A technique that induces the processing of disturbing memories and experiences, by stimulating neural mechanisms that are similar to those activated during REM sleep. The technique consists of eye movements following side-to-side movements of the index and middle fingers, or the alternate tapping of the hands on the knees. This procedure triggers the processing of information, thus facilitating the connection of neural networks.Galvanic Skin Response: A change in electrical resistance of the skin, occurring in emotion and in certain other conditions.Conduct Disorder: A repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior in which the basic rights of others or major age-appropriate societal norms or rules are violated. These behaviors include aggressive conduct that causes or threatens physical harm to other people or animals, nonaggressive conduct that causes property loss or damage, deceitfulness or theft, and serious violations of rules. The onset is before age 18. (From DSM-IV, 1994)Dreams: A series of thoughts, images, or emotions occurring during sleep which are dissociated from the usual stream of consciousness of the waking state.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Autistic Disorder: A disorder beginning in childhood. It is marked by the presence of markedly abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and a markedly restricted repertoire of activity and interest. Manifestations of the disorder vary greatly depending on the developmental level and chronological age of the individual. (DSM-V)Adjustment Disorders: Maladaptive reactions to identifiable psychosocial stressors occurring within a short time after onset of the stressor. They are manifested by either impairment in social or occupational functioning or by symptoms (depression, anxiety, etc.) that are in excess of a normal and expected reaction to the stressor.Balkan Peninsula: A peninsula in Southeast EUROPE between the Adriatic and Ionian seas on the West and Aegean and Black Seas on the East. (from www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balkan%20peninsula)Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Antidepressive Agents: Mood-stimulating drugs used primarily in the treatment of affective disorders and related conditions. Several MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITORS are useful as antidepressants apparently as a long-term consequence of their modulation of catecholamine levels. The tricyclic compounds useful as antidepressive agents (ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS, TRICYCLIC) also appear to act through brain catecholamine systems. A third group (ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS, SECOND-GENERATION) is a diverse group of drugs including some that act specifically on serotonergic systems.Interpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Child Development Disorders, Pervasive: Severe distortions in the development of many basic psychological functions that are not normal for any stage in development. These distortions are manifested in sustained social impairment, speech abnormalities, and peculiar motor movements.Veterans Disability Claims: Disorders claimed as a result of military service.Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors: Compounds that specifically inhibit the reuptake of serotonin in the brain.Brain: The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.United States Department of Veterans Affairs: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to VETERANS. It was established March 15, 1989 as a Cabinet-level position.Police: Agents of the law charged with the responsibility of maintaining and enforcing law and order among the citizenry.Military Psychiatry: Branch of psychiatry concerned with problems related to the prevention, diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of mental or emotional disorders of Armed Forces personnel.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Grief: Normal, appropriate sorrowful response to an immediate cause. It is self-limiting and gradually subsides within a reasonable time.Cognition Disorders: Disturbances in mental processes related to learning, thinking, reasoning, and judgment.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Psychotropic Drugs: A loosely defined grouping of drugs that have effects on psychological function. Here the psychotropic agents include the antidepressive agents, hallucinogens, and tranquilizing agents (including the antipsychotics and anti-anxiety agents).Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Diagnosis, Dual (Psychiatry): The co-existence of a substance abuse disorder with a psychiatric disorder. The diagnostic principle is based on the fact that it has been found often that chemically dependent patients also have psychiatric problems of various degrees of severity.Yugoslavia: Created as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes in 1918. Yugoslavia became the official name in 1929. BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA; CROATIA; and SLOVENIA formed independent countries 7 April 1992. Macedonia became independent 8 February 1994 as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MACEDONIA REPUBLIC).Suicidal Ideation: A risk factor for suicide attempts and completions, it is the most common of all suicidal behavior, but only a minority of ideators engage in overt self-harm.Checklist: Aid for consistent recording of data such as tasks completed and observations noted.Performance Anxiety: Anxiety related to the execution of a task. (Campbell's Psychiatric Dictionary, 9th ed.)Extinction, Psychological: The procedure of presenting the conditioned stimulus without REINFORCEMENT to an organism previously conditioned. It refers also to the diminution of a conditioned response resulting from this procedure.Military Medicine: The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.Epilepsy, Post-Traumatic: Recurrent seizures causally related to CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA. Seizure onset may be immediate but is typically delayed for several days after the injury and may not occur for up to two years. The majority of seizures have a focal onset that correlates clinically with the site of brain injury. Cerebral cortex injuries caused by a penetrating foreign object (CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA, PENETRATING) are more likely than closed head injuries (HEAD INJURIES, CLOSED) to be associated with epilepsy. Concussive convulsions are nonepileptic phenomena that occur immediately after head injury and are characterized by tonic and clonic movements. (From Rev Neurol 1998 Feb;26(150):256-261; Sports Med 1998 Feb;25(2):131-6)Alcohol-Related Disorders: Disorders related to or resulting from abuse or mis-use of alcohol.Diseases in Twins: Disorders affecting TWINS, one or both, at any age.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Neurodermatitis: An extremely variable eczematous skin disease that is presumed to be a response to prolonged vigorous scratching, rubbing, or pinching to relieve intense pruritus. It varies in intensity, severity, course, and morphologic expression in different individuals. Neurodermatitis is believed by some to be psychogenic. The circumscribed or localized form is often referred to as lichen simplex chronicus.Neuropsychological Tests: Tests designed to assess neurological function associated with certain behaviors. They are used in diagnosing brain dysfunction or damage and central nervous system disorders or injury.Psychophysiologic Disorders: A group of disorders characterized by physical symptoms that are affected by emotional factors and involve a single organ system, usually under AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM control. (American Psychiatric Glossary, 1988)Veterans Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of VETERANS.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Mental Recall: The process whereby a representation of past experience is elicited.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Psychotherapy, Group: A form of therapy in which two or more patients participate under the guidance of one or more psychotherapists for the purpose of treating emotional disturbances, social maladjustments, and psychotic states.Hydrocortisone: The main glucocorticoid secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX. Its synthetic counterpart is used, either as an injection or topically, in the treatment of inflammation, allergy, collagen diseases, asthma, adrenocortical deficiency, shock, and some neoplastic conditions.Tic Disorders: Disorders characterized by recurrent TICS that may interfere with speech and other activities. Tics are sudden, rapid, nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor movements or vocalizations which may be exacerbated by stress and are generally attenuated during absorbing activities. Tic disorders are distinguished from conditions which feature other types of abnormal movements that may accompany another another condition. (From DSM-IV, 1994)Anger: A strong emotional feeling of displeasure aroused by being interfered with, injured or threatened.Aggression: Behavior which may be manifested by destructive and attacking action which is verbal or physical, by covert attitudes of hostility or by obstructionism.Psychopathology: The study of significant causes and processes in the development of mental illness.Spouse Abuse: Deliberate severe and repeated injury to one domestic partner by the other.Crisis Intervention: Brief therapeutic approach which is ameliorative rather than curative of acute psychiatric emergencies. Used in contexts such as emergency rooms of psychiatric or general hospitals, or in the home or place of crisis occurrence, this treatment approach focuses on interpersonal and intrapsychic factors and environmental modification. (APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 7th ed)Temperament: Predisposition to react to one's environment in a certain way; usually refers to mood changes.Battered Women: Women who are physically and mentally abused over an extended period, usually by a husband or other dominant male figure. Characteristics of the battered woman syndrome are helplessness, constant fear, and a perceived inability to escape. (From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 3d ed)Self Report: Method for obtaining information through verbal responses, written or oral, from subjects.Behavior, Animal: The observable response an animal makes to any situation.Sertraline: A selective serotonin uptake inhibitor that is used in the treatment of depression.Social Adjustment: Adaptation of the person to the social environment. Adjustment may take place by adapting the self to the environment or by changing the environment. (From Campbell, Psychiatric Dictionary, 1996)Guilt: Subjective feeling of having committed an error, offense or sin; unpleasant feeling of self-criticism. These result from acts, impulses, or thoughts contrary to one's personal conscience.Gyrus Cinguli: One of the convolutions on the medial surface of the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES. It surrounds the rostral part of the brain and CORPUS CALLOSUM and forms part of the LIMBIC SYSTEM.Memory: Complex mental function having four distinct phases: (1) memorizing or learning, (2) retention, (3) recall, and (4) recognition. Clinically, it is usually subdivided into immediate, recent, and remote memory.MMPI: A personality inventory consisting of statements to be asserted or denied by the individual. The patterns of response are characteristic of certain personality attributes.Gulf War: United Nations' action to intervene in conflict between the nation of Kuwait and occupying Iraqi forces, occurring from 1990 through 1991.Domestic Violence: Deliberate, often repetitive physical, verbal, and/or other types of abuse by one or more members against others of a household.Affective Symptoms: Mood or emotional responses dissonant with or inappropriate to the behavior and/or stimulus.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Suicide, Attempted: The unsuccessful attempt to kill oneself.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Bereavement: Refers to the whole process of grieving and mourning and is associated with a deep sense of loss and sadness.Maze Learning: Learning the correct route through a maze to obtain reinforcement. It is used for human or animal populations. (Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 6th ed)Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Prefrontal Cortex: The rostral part of the frontal lobe, bounded by the inferior precentral fissure in humans, which receives projection fibers from the MEDIODORSAL NUCLEUS OF THE THALAMUS. The prefrontal cortex receives afferent fibers from numerous structures of the DIENCEPHALON; MESENCEPHALON; and LIMBIC SYSTEM as well as cortical afferents of visual, auditory, and somatic origin.Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders: Disorders characterized by impairment of the ability to initiate or maintain sleep. This may occur as a primary disorder or in association with another medical or psychiatric condition.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System: A collection of NEURONS, tracts of NERVE FIBERS, endocrine tissue, and blood vessels in the HYPOTHALAMUS and the PITUITARY GLAND. This hypothalamo-hypophyseal portal circulation provides the mechanism for hypothalamic neuroendocrine (HYPOTHALAMIC HORMONES) regulation of pituitary function and the release of various PITUITARY HORMONES into the systemic circulation to maintain HOMEOSTASIS.Self Concept: A person's view of himself.New York CityMemory Disorders: Disturbances in registering an impression, in the retention of an acquired impression, or in the recall of an impression. Memory impairments are associated with DEMENTIA; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; ENCEPHALITIS; ALCOHOLISM (see also ALCOHOL AMNESTIC DISORDER); SCHIZOPHRENIA; and other conditions.Personality: Behavior-response patterns that characterize the individual.Pain: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.War Crimes: Criminal acts committed during, or in connection with, war, e.g., maltreatment of prisoners, willful killing of civilians, etc.Trauma Severity Indices: Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Suicide: The act of killing oneself.Persian Gulf Syndrome: Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the Persian Gulf War with Iraq in 1991. The symptoms reported include fatigue, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, headaches, loss of memory, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal and respiratory symptoms, and extreme sensitivity to commonly occurring chemicals. (Nature 1994 May 5;369(6475):8)Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Avoidance Learning: A response to a cue that is instrumental in avoiding a noxious experience.Behavioral Symptoms: Observable manifestations of impaired psychological functioning.Hippocampus: A curved elevation of GRAY MATTER extending the entire length of the floor of the TEMPORAL HORN of the LATERAL VENTRICLE (see also TEMPORAL LOBE). The hippocampus proper, subiculum, and DENTATE GYRUS constitute the hippocampal formation. Sometimes authors include the ENTORHINAL CORTEX in the hippocampal formation.Blast Injuries: Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Personality Disorders: A major deviation from normal patterns of behavior.Neurotic Disorders: Disorders in which the symptoms are distressing to the individual and recognized by him or her as being unacceptable. Social relationships may be greatly affected but usually remain within acceptable limits. The disturbance is relatively enduring or recurrent without treatment.Factor Analysis, Statistical: A set of statistical methods for analyzing the correlations among several variables in order to estimate the number of fundamental dimensions that underlie the observed data and to describe and measure those dimensions. It is used frequently in the development of scoring systems for rating scales and questionnaires.Disease Models, Animal: Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Social Behavior: Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.Conditioning (Psychology): A general term referring to the learning of some particular response.Schizophrenia: A severe emotional disorder of psychotic depth characteristically marked by a retreat from reality with delusion formation, HALLUCINATIONS, emotional disharmony, and regressive behavior.Hostility: Tendency to feel anger toward and to seek to inflict harm upon a person or group.Statistics as Topic: The science and art of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data that are subject to random variation. The term is also applied to the data themselves and to the summarization of the data.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Rescue Work: Activities devoted to freeing persons or animals from danger to life or well-being in accidents, fires, bombings, floods, earthquakes, other disasters and life-threatening conditions. While usually performed by team efforts, rescue work is not restricted to organized services.Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Pituitary-Adrenal System: The interactions between the anterior pituitary and adrenal glands, in which corticotropin (ACTH) stimulates the adrenal cortex and adrenal cortical hormones suppress the production of corticotropin by the anterior pituitary.Panic: A state of extreme acute, intense anxiety and unreasoning fear accompanied by disorganization of personality function.Repression, Psychology: The active mental process of keeping out and ejecting, banishing from consciousness, ideas or impulses that are unacceptable to it.Paroxetine: A serotonin uptake inhibitor that is effective in the treatment of depression.Hypochondriasis: Preoccupation with the fear of having, or the idea that one has, a serious disease based on the person's misinterpretation of bodily symptoms. (APA, DSM-IV)
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- The traditional definition for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) indicates that there is one single traumatic event which caused a threat of or actual death or serious injury. (healthcentral.com)
- Their findings, now published in Nature Communications, could help improve the treatment of anxiety-related problems and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and aid in the development of appropriate preventive measures. (news-medical.net)
- Posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a serious potentially debilitating condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a natural disaster, serious accident, terrorist incident, sudden death of a loved one, war, violent personal assault such as rape, or other life-threatening events. (adaa.org)
- PTSD often occurs with depression, substance abuse, or other anxiety disorders. (adaa.org)
- I have PTSD, Mania Bipolar, Anxiety disorder, Panic Disorder Depression and I need meds. (drugs.com)
- I suffer with Gad, severe panic disorder and ptsd. (drugs.com)
- The purpose of this research study is to see whether Losartan, an FDA-approved medication that is commonly prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure, may be effective for treating Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). (massgeneral.org)
- Living through an actual or perceived life and death experience, or being surrounded by the realities of violence and death, can bring on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). (anxietynetwork.com)
- PTSD can be treated effectively, people can make significant progress, and people can recover from this traumatic stress disorder. (anxietynetwork.com)
- The purpose of this report is to review the clinical effectiveness of eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) compared with other psychological treatments, treatment as usual, or no treatment for adult patients with depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). (worldcat.org)
- Veterans did not respond well to Donald Trump's comments on PTSD, a common mental health disorder many soldiers face. (medicaldaily.com)
- Researchers from The Ohio State University have suggested that the organ holds large quantities of white blood cells long after psychological stress has ended, contributing to behavioral changes associated with mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). (medicaldaily.com)
- Following this disaster, 798 of the original participants were reinterviewed to determine prevalence and risk factors associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depressive disorder (MDD), panic disorder (PD), and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). (umich.edu)
- We sought to evaluate the frequency of anxiety, depression, PTSD, and any experiences of violence in women who had undergone Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and were seeking asylum in the United States. (springer.com)
- Standardized questionnaires provided quantitative scores for anxiety, depression and PTSD. (springer.com)
- Of the 13 cases, anxiety and depression were exhibited by 92 and 100% of women, while all seven women screened for PTSD had symptoms. (springer.com)
- Two systematic reviews, two randomized controlled trials and four non-randomized studies (NRSs) assessed the clinical effectiveness of ACT for adult patients with trauma-related PTSD, anxiety, or depression. (cadth.ca)
- This study, published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress, tested a model examining the interrelationships among combat exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, dysphoric symptoms, and anxiety symptoms in predicting aggressive behavior in a sample of male combat veterans seeking diagnostic assessment of PTSD. (bwjp.org)
- Q What is the essence of mothers' experiences of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after traumatic births? (bmj.com)
- Women were recruited through Trauma and Birth Stress, a charitable trust in New Zealand founded to support women who had experienced birth trauma and to educate healthcare professionals and the general public about PTSD after childbirth. (bmj.com)
- The anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are common and debilitating, often coexist with medical and psychiatric conditions, and usually require long-term treatment. (up.ac.za)
- Anxiety sensitivity (AS) and the tendency to avoid emotions have both been identified as vulnerability factors for the development and maintenance of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). (contextualscience.org)
- The objective of this study was to assess the course of depressive, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and suicidal behavior over a three-year follow-up in female victims of IPV. (biomedcentral.com)
- Results of the follow-up study indicated that while women exposed to physical/psychological IPV recovered their mental health status with a significant decrease in depressive, anxiety and PTSD symptoms, no recovery occurred in women exposed to psychological IPV alone. (biomedcentral.com)
- Objective: This study sought to compare resilience in individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety disorder (SAD) relative to age-, gender- and education- matched individuals with no psychiatric disorder. (sun.ac.za)
- Method: The sample comprised of 93 participants, 40 with SAD with childhood trauma), 22 with PTSD with childhood trauma, and 31 with no psychiatric disorder (i.e., healthy matched controls). (sun.ac.za)
- Participants were administered the Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI), Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS), Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS), Childhood Trauma Questionnaire-Short Form (CTQ-SF), and the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC). (sun.ac.za)
- Conclusions: Patients who have PTSD and SAD with childhood trauma appear to be significantly less resilient than those with no disorder. (sun.ac.za)
- A number of studies have demonstrated that symptoms of prolonged grief disorder (PGD) represent a symptom cluster distinct from bereavement-related depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). (uni-bielefeld.de)
- The symptoms of depression, along with the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral symptoms of PGD, loaded on the first factor, symptoms of anxiety on the second factor, symptoms of PTSD on the third factor, and the separation distress symptoms of PGD on the fourth factor. (uni-bielefeld.de)
- According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, around 7 to 8 percent of the U.S. population experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- With these symptoms in mind, PTSD is considered to be a mental health disorder. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- However, researchers of the new study - including Sarah C. McLeay of the University of Queensland in Australia - suggest that PTSD should instead be viewed as a systemic disorder, due to its associated comorbidities. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- For 24 of 171 assessed clinical outcomes, morbidity was greater in the PTSD group, including for conditions of the gastrointestinal, hepatic, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems, sleep disorders, and laboratory pathology measures," explain McLeay and colleagues. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Based on their findings, the researchers believe that PTSD should not be solely perceived as a mental health disorder. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- The higher frequency of comorbid physical conditions suggests that PTSD be conceptualized not as a purely mental disorder, but rather as a systemic disorder. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- In an editorial linked to the study, Prof. Alexander McFarlane, director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies at the University of Adelaide in Australia, notes that treatments that only focus on psychological aspects of PTSD have "not served patients well. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- PTSD makes you feel stressed and afraid after the danger is over. (healthfinder.gov)
- We conducted a representative cross-sectional population-based survey of adults to estimate the prevalence and predictors of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the 10 districts of the Kashmir Valley. (bmj.com)
- We identified 41% (95% CI 39.2 to 43.4) of adults with probable depression, 26% (95% CI 23.8 to 27.5) with probable anxiety and 19% (95% CI 17.5 to 21.2) with probable PTSD. (bmj.com)
- Our findings show that adults living in all 10 districts of the Kashmir Valley experience high levels of anxiety, depression and PTSD symptoms. (bmj.com)
- According to the American Family Physician, "Anecdotal evidence suggests that up to ten percent of women meet criteria for ASD ( Acute Stress Disorder ) within one month of having a spontaneous abortion and that up to one percent meet the criteria for PTSD four weeks after the event. (psychologytoday.com)
- The most common types of anxiety disorders are: panic disorder, social phobia, fear of flying, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), trichotillomania and hoarding. (post-traumatic-stress-disorder.org)
- I will be going over anxiety disorders such as general anxiety disorders, PTSD, panic attack, OCD, and generalized anxiety disorders. (post-traumatic-stress-disorder.org)
- If you are here because you searched about PTSD, OCD or Anxiety, you're in the right place! (post-traumatic-stress-disorder.org)
- Watch more Mood and Personality Disorders videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/498565-What-Is-PTSD-and-How-Is-It-Treated-Mood-Disorders As the name implies, PTSD develops after somebody has experienced a trauma. (post-traumatic-stress-disorder.org)
- Some people develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after living through a terrifying event. (rxlist.com)
- Increasing evidence suggests a link between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical health. (springer.com)
- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can result from experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event, such as a serious accident or violent assault. (springer.com)
- A recent population- and sibling-matched retrospective cohort study of Swedish civilians with stress-related disorders found an elevated risk of autoimmune diseases, and those with PTSD had an additional elevated risk for multiple autoimmune syndromes, especially in younger individuals [ 15 ]. (springer.com)
- People with ASD have symptoms similar to those seen in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) . (healthline.com)
- A diagnosis of PTSD is made if your symptoms persist for more than a month and cause a significant amount of stress and difficulty functioning. (healthline.com)
- Social anxiety, depression, and PTSD in Vietnam veterans. (jamanetwork.com)
- My hopes for making this video is to relate, encourage, give hope and guidance to the soul struggling with an anxiety disorder, OCD and PTSD. (post-traumatic-stress-disorder.org)
- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that may develop after an individual experiences a traumatic event. (wikipedia.org)
- In the United States, the Social Security Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs each offer disability compensation programs that provide benefits for qualified individuals with mental disorders, including PTSD. (wikipedia.org)
- Furthermore, the U.S. Social Security Administration offers social security disability payments to individuals documenting a disorder such as PTSD that impedes their ability to work, which additionally provides an incentive to malinger PTSD. (wikipedia.org)
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder affects about three to five percent of women after giving birth. (angelfire.com)
- Anxiety disorders - which include panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder - are among the most common mental illnesses, affecting roughly 40 million American adults each year. (harvard.edu)
- More specialized assessment and treatment expertise includes Selective Mutism, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Trauma along with its comorbidity with Substance Abuse. (uic.edu)
- There are several kinds of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder , panic disorder, social phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. (34-menopause-symptoms.com)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobias, for example, may be more effectively alleviated if the mind recognizes and reorganizes destructive brain patterns. (bible.ca)
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, involves anxious thoughts or rituals you feel you can't control. (stressmgt.net)
- Stress and anxiety disorders (such as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, Specific Phobias, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder) go hand in hand, given that they have a similar physiological response in the central and peripheral nervous system to restore homeostasis (natural balance) and face stressors. (steadyhealth.com)
- But, um, and another one that I've had requested is OCD, which also falls under anxiety disorders, and that's Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and I will do a video on that at a later time so don't forget to subscribe to my channel, cause when I put it out, you're gonna want to know. (inclou.org)
- Despite new psychiatric protocols, some physicians continue to prescribe benzodiazepines as a primary treatment for insomnia , anxiety , post-traumatic stress disorder , obsessive compulsive disorder and other ailments. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- These can include panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and social phobia. (rxlist.com)
- There may be nothing wrong with this but if the person experiences unwanted thoughts often, the patient may be diagnosed with an obsessive compulsive disorder. (blogspot.com)
- On the other hand, the BAI won't function as adequately for disorders such as social phobia or obsessive-compulsive disorder, which have a stronger cognitive or behavioral component. (wikipedia.org)
- Women are twice as likely to develop posttraumatic stress disorder as men, and children can also develop it. (adaa.org)
- Interestingly, evidence of differential patterns is also emerging, such that within a spectrum of disorders ranging from more fear-based to more anxiety-based, greater involvement of emotion-generating regions is reported in panic disorder and specific phobia, and greater involvement of prefrontal regions is reported in generalized anxiety disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. (dovepress.com)
- Posttyphoon prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder, major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder in a Vietnamese sample This research was supported by a grant from Atlantic Philanthropies to the Community Health Centers of Da Nang and Khanh Hoa, Vietnam, with personnel and technical support from the Veterans for America Foundation. (umich.edu)
- Behrendt A, Moritz S. Posttraumatic stress disorder and memory problems after female genital mutilation. (springer.com)
- Mollica RF, Caspi-Yavin Y, Bollini P, Truong T, Tor S, Lavelle J. The Harvard Trauma Questionnaire: validating a cross-cultural instrument for measuring torture, trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorder in indochinese refugees. (springer.com)
- CRF1 dysfunction may be particularly prominent in severe forms of these disorders (e.g. melancholic or psychotic depression, comorbid conditions, chronic posttraumatic stress disorder) and/or when these disorders are accompanied by a history of exposure to early life trauma. (eurekaselect.com)
- Bardeen, J. R., Tull, M. T., Stevens, E. N., & Gratz, K. L. (2015) Further investigation of the association between anxiety sensitivity and posttraumatic stress disorder: Examining the influence of emotional avoidance. (contextualscience.org)
- Posttraumatic stress disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey. (jamanetwork.com)
- O'Donnell ML, Creamer M, Pattison P. Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression following trauma: understanding comorbidity. (jamanetwork.com)
- Posttraumatic stress disorder and mortality among US Army veterans 30 years after military service. (jamanetwork.com)
- Utility of psychophysiological measurement in the diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder: results from a Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study. (jamanetwork.com)
- Koenen KC, Stellman JM, Stellman SD, Sommer JF Jr. Risk factors for course of posttraumatic stress disorder among Vietnam veterans: a 14-year follow-up of American Legionnaires. (jamanetwork.com)
- Mississippi Scale for Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: three studies in reliability and validity. (jamanetwork.com)
- however, adults can also be diagnosed with separation anxiety disorder. (nih.gov)
- People who have separation anxiety disorder have fears about being parted from people to whom they are attached. (nih.gov)
- 5. When the person is traumatized by being separated from a loved one, the individual may have a separation anxiety disorder. (blogspot.com)
- Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by intense fear of places or situations from which escape might be difficult. (everydayhealth.com)
- Another study indicates that, in primary care patients with different anxiety disorders including social phobia, panic disorder, panic disorder with or without agoraphobia, agoraphobia, or generalized anxiety disorder, the BAI seemed to measure the severity of depression. (wikipedia.org)
- Through cognitive therapy, patients learn to understand how their thoughts contribute to the symptoms of anxiety disorders, and how to change those thought patterns to reduce the likelihood of occurrence and the intensity of reaction. (uwm.edu)
- How Can you Identify the Symptoms of Anxiety? (34-menopause-symptoms.com)
- However, identifying the symptoms of anxiety can help you manage the issue. (34-menopause-symptoms.com)
- A previous study of 22 medical patients with DSM-III-R-defined anxiety disorders showed clinically and statistically significant improvements in subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety and panic following an 8-week outpatient physician-referred group stress reduction intervention based on mindfulness meditation. (helpforibs.com)
- But do you know the common signs and symptoms of anxiety disorders? (ehealthforum.com)
- If you are dealing with symptoms of anxiety, help is just a phone call away. (anxietydisordertreatmentarizona.com)
- Symptoms of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, headaches, irritability and difficulty concentrating. (bartelslawfirm.com)
- The questions used in this measure ask about common symptoms of anxiety that the subject has had during the past week (including the day you take it) (such as numbness and tingling, sweating not due to heat, and fear of the worst happening). (wikipedia.org)
- The standardized cutoffs are: 0-9: normal to minimal anxiety 10-18: mild to moderate anxiety 19-29: moderate to severe anxiety 30-63: severe anxiety The BAI has been criticized for its predominant focus on physical symptoms of anxiety (most akin to a panic response). (wikipedia.org)
- Chronic anxiety as a way of life? (adaa.org)
- Mindfulness meditation training is a relatively inexpensive and low-stigma treatment approach, and these findings strengthen the case that it can improve resilience to stress," said lead author Elizabeth A. Hoge, MD, associate professor in Georgetown University Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry.The study, published January 24 in Psychiatry Research , included 89 patients with generalized anxiety disorder, a condition of chronic and excessive worrying. (newswise.com)
- The study, published January 24 in Psychiatry Research , included 89 patients with generalized anxiety disorder, a condition of chronic and excessive worrying. (eurekalert.org)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorders, chronic pain, eating disorders and premenstrual syndrome are diseases that can also be cured by antidepressants. (aboutstressmanagement.com)
- Tai chi and Qigong have many forms of meditation both still and within movement to relax the mind and body, which is probably the most important thing a person can do to relieve symptoms of stress and chronic pain on many levels. (susanamatthews.com)
- Mice had stress-caused changes in their white blood cells almost a month after their original trauma, and the increased ranks of immune cells appeared, in turn, to contribute to chronic anxiety. (medicaldaily.com)
- large number of evidence suggests that stress plays an important role in various types of chronic health problems, particularly cardiovascular disease, musculoskeletal disorders and psychological disorders . (uncanxietyclinic.com)
- This pose also relieves symptoms of chronic stress, tension, and insomnia. (sohamyogamission.com)
- Anxiety is something that some people are predisposed to, and that others experience as a result of chronic stress. (monq.com)
- Furthermore, interactions within the neuroendocrine system are bidirectional [ 12 ], meaning that hyperarousal and subsequent increased hormonal activity in the central nervous system can trigger the release of excess levels of stress hormones that further contribute to chronic immune dysregulation and the potential development of autoimmune disease. (springer.com)
- ARGENTUM NITRICUM 200 - Argentum nitricum is an excellent remedy for anxiety , especially chronic type.It is for anxiety with dizziness. (singaporehomeopathy.com.sg)
- Of those who did speak to their employer, four in ten were offered some type of help from their employer, most often a referral to a mental health professional (26 percent) or a relaxation or stress-management class (22 percent). (adaa.org)
- Search our directory of ADAA mental health professional members who specialize in anxiety, depression and co-occurring disorders. (adaa.org)
- Consequently, when a woman's estrogen levels drop, she is at higher risk of mental health disorders. (34-menopause-symptoms.com)
- However, when stress is excessive and constant, it can negatively affect your physical and mental health. (34-menopause-symptoms.com)
- Every person who suffers from anxiety will do so in a very different way, and the severity of the condition will differ dramatically.Anxiety is an unpleasant mental health condition to deal with. (34-menopause-symptoms.com)
- Sign up for our Mental Health and Mood Disorders Newsletter! (everydayhealth.com)
- The high level of mental health disorders and endured violence has implications for providers working with FGM/C survivors and indicates the need for accessible mental health services and trauma-informed care. (springer.com)
- For those of us who experience mental health issues, the levels of stress can increase if we are not prepared for it, especially at Christmas when expectations are high - both on ourselves and by others. (adavic.org.au)
- But Kissen, CEO of Light on Anxiety CBT Treatment Center, and others say anxiety can be managed - and social media, used properly, doesn't have to send you on a mental-health spiral. (pbmhmr.com)
- Anxiety Disorder Treatment Arizona is a valuable resource for those wanting to know more about anxiety and other mental health concerns. (anxietydisordertreatmentarizona.com)
- This video focuses on NIMH research in the area of traumatic stress reactions, and specifically, mental health issues among U.S. service members. (healthfinder.gov)
- The Anxiety Disorders Association of America provides a list of its members who have identified themselves as mental health providers. (healthfinder.gov)
- At Bartels Law Firm, we handle a broad range of SSD and SSI claims and appeals, including those for clients suffering from anxiety disorders and other mental health impairments . (bartelslawfirm.com)
- Many times, a patient will suffer from anxiety disorder and another mental health impairment such as depression or bipolar disorder . (bartelslawfirm.com)
- Whatever type of anxiety you suffer from, it is important to obtain treatment from a mental health professional and maintain thorough documentation of your disorder. (bartelslawfirm.com)
- This Week in Mental Health News: ADHD - There are everyday toxins in your home that could cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children. (post-traumatic-stress-disorder.org)
- It is a manifestation of stress, depression, low self-image or other psychological trauma. (healthcentral.com)
- Anxiety is defined as a psychological state that is described as the overwhelming, insistent feelings of worry. (34-menopause-symptoms.com)
- Anxiety is twice as likely to affect women as it is men, and this psychological problem can be even more common during menopause. (34-menopause-symptoms.com)
- o Reexperiencing the traumatic event o Avoidance o Reduced Responsiveness Dissociation- psychological separation o Increased arousal, anxiety and guilt WHAT TRIGGERS A PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS DISORDER? (coursehero.com)
- The word stress is a major part of the modern vernacular, and in technical terms, it's used to describe either a psychological or physiological state of arousal. (adavic.org.au)
- This is a form of psychological stress, where our thoughts or the anticipation of an event causes heightened arousal (the stress response). (adavic.org.au)
- Psychological stress can pose a major threat to our health and well-being, as it takes a huge toll on our physical, mental, and emotional health. (adavic.org.au)
- In my research, I asked specific questions in order to find out what psychological stress means. (adavic.org.au)
- However, by the definition proposed by Hans Selye, stress is "the nonspecific response of the body to any demand", and assuming that this concept includes the cognitive and psychological factors that come with everyday situations, anyone can be affected. (steadyhealth.com)
- Impact of psychological disorders after female genital mutilation among Kurdish girls in Northern Iraq. (springer.com)
- Often psychological intervention can help to reduce stress (increased stress leads to higher pain levels being perceived), promote relaxation (relaxed states enable easier self-healing), better coping mentally with the condition and optimum perception and behaviour. (scotlandtherapy.co.uk)
- As such, researchers say that post-traumatic stress disorder should be considered a systemic disorder, as opposed to just a psychological condition. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- We estimated the prevalence of a probable psychological disorder using the Hopkins Symptom Checklist (HSCL-25) and the Harvard Trauma Questionnaire (HTQ-16). (bmj.com)
- The typical treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder has been medication and psychological therapies. (post-traumatic-stress-disorder.org)
- Ι suffer from social and post-traumatic stress, severe anxiety, panic disorders & mania. (drugs.com)
- Anxiety and panic disorders are a team that's "up to no good" as the expression says. (stressanxietyadviser.com)
- Panic disorders are diagnosed when anxiety or panic attacks last a long time, happen frequently and make it difficult for you to live normally without constant worry. (stressanxietyadviser.com)
- One of the treatments for anxiety and panic disorders is learning how to dissociate yourself from the physical reactions. (stressanxietyadviser.com)
- It's generally accepted that one of the ways to manage anxiety and panic disorders is to self-talk yourself out of the attacks when they occur. (stressanxietyadviser.com)
- That leads to the very heart of controlling anxiety and panic disorders. (stressanxietyadviser.com)
- When you learn to cope with anxiety and panic disorders, they become much less worrying. (stressanxietyadviser.com)
- When you suffer from generalized anxiety disorder, you worry excessively, uncontrollably, and constantly for at least six months. (teljeunes.com)
- If you suspect that you might suffer from generalized anxiety disorder, also known as GAD, answer the questions, print out the results and share them with your health care professional. (healthfinder.gov)
- it is critical to alleviating some psychiatric disorders. (bible.ca)
- Review multiple case studies of how LDN can be used effectively as an adjunctive treatment for psychiatric disorders, both simple and complex. (ldnresearchtrust.org)
- Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders in 8,169 male Vietnam War era veterans. (jamanetwork.com)
- or guilty ruminations in the presence of Major Depressive Disorder). (angelfire.com)
- Depressive illnesses often interfere with normal functioning and cause pain and suffering not only to those who have a disorder, but also to those who care about them. (stressmgt.net)
- A depressive disorder is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts. (stressmgt.net)
- A depressive disorder is not the same as a passing blue mood. (stressmgt.net)
- Depressive disorders come in different forms, just as is the case with other illnesses such as heart disease. (stressmgt.net)
- This pamphlet briefly describes three of the most common types of depressive disorders. (stressmgt.net)
- Another type of depression is bipolar disorder , also called manic-depressive illness. (stressmgt.net)
- Not nearly as prevalent as other forms of depressive disorders, bipolar disorder is characterized by cycling mood changes: severe highs (mania) and lows (depression). (stressmgt.net)
- When in the depressed cycle, an individual can have any or all of the symptoms of a depressive disorder. (stressmgt.net)
- The aim of this randomised controlled trial (RCT) was to compare mindfulness-based group therapy with treatment as usual (primarily individual-based CBT) in primary care patients with depressive, anxiety or stress and adjustment disorders. (rcpsych.org)
- Mindfulness-based group therapy was non-inferior to treatment as usual for patients with depressive, anxiety or stress and adjustment disorders. (rcpsych.org)
- The WHO report states that depressive disorders characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, feelings of tiredness, and poor concentration. (sohamyogamission.com)
- While several studies have shown that anxiety measures, including the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), are either highly correlated or indistinguishable from depression, the BAI is shown to be less contaminated by depressive content. (wikipedia.org)
- It also includes information on the many types of anxiety and stress disorders, their symptoms, causes, and getting a proper diagnosis, as well as advice on making treatment work for you. (harvard.edu)
- The treatment plan is developed collaboratively with the family considering the anxiety based diagnosis, comorbid conditions, and individual child and family needs. (uic.edu)
- Multi-site diagnosis and management of 260 patients with auditory neuropathy/dys-synchrony (auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder)," International Journal of Audiology , vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 30-43, 2010. (hindawi.com)
- Accurate diagnosis depends on assessment of the relative severity of anxiety and depression and on the order in which they appeared. (anxiety-depression-treatment.com)
- and which doctors you should see for an anxiety diagnosis. (ehealthforum.com)
- Has a primary diagnosis meeting DSM-IV criteria for any Axis I disorder other than GAD. (stress.org)
- Affecting more than 33 percent of the world population at some point in their lifetime, you might assume that the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders diagnosis are highly effective and that stress management techniques are a routine part of their management. (steadyhealth.com)
- Mindfulness meditation training is a relatively inexpensive and low-stigma treatment approach, and these findings strengthen the case that it can improve resilience to stress," said lead author Elizabeth A. Hoge, MD, associate professor in Georgetown University Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry. (eurekalert.org)
- Hoge and her colleagues randomly divided the patients into two groups: One took an eight-week mindfulness based stress reduction course, the other-the control group-took an eight-week Stress Management Education course, which included general tips on the importance of good nutrition, sleep habits and other wellness topics. (newswise.com)
- The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) with Lexapro (escitalopram) to see how they compare for treating anxiety disorders. (massgeneral.org)
- Mindfulness Based Stress-Reduction (MBSR). (steadyhealth.com)
- Emotional "numbing" -- a symptom that is shared by all the anxiety disorders -- whereby the person feels detached from reality and emotion is blunted concerning it. (anxietynetwork.com)
- anxietycentre.com: Information, support, and coaching/counseling/therapy for problematic anxiety and its sensations and symptoms, including anxiety symptom. (anxietycentre.com)
- Symptom diversity in animal models of stress and in human stress disorders may result from dysfunctions in different CRF1 receptor populations and/or different functional states of the CRF1 receptor. (eurekaselect.com)
- The work presented in this thesis aimed to investigate attentional processing of threat in anxious individuals and its relationship to the clinical anxiety symptom of hypervigilance. (ucl.ac.uk)
- The main symptom is a constant and exaggerated sense of tension and anxiety. (rxlist.com)
- To evaluate the effect of a specified treatment course with CES on the anxiety and depression levels in general anxiety disorder (GAD) patients. (stress.org)
- I ask because I was often told I had ADD and some general anxiety disorder, but the anxiety only manifests itself in stressfull workplace scenarios - especially when I'm feeling rushed or bullied by people… as what occasionaly happned in my afterschool job in food service, at a theme park no less. (panicselfhelp.com)
- How can fears following a traumatic event be reduced in the long term and prevented from becoming a permanent stress-related disorder? (news-medical.net)
- If you are avoiding situations due to irrational fears, always worrying, or experiencing severe anxiety about a traumatic event weeks after it happened, it may be time to consult the doctor. (sohamyogamission.com)
- In the weeks after a traumatic event, you may develop an anxiety disorder called acute stress disorder (ASD). (healthline.com)
- Then, why do people with anxiety disorders take it the hardest? (steadyhealth.com)
- People with anxiety disorders often feel misunderstood. (remploy.co.uk)
- Effective therapies help most people with anxiety disorders lead productive, fulfilling lives. (healthfinder.gov)
- Things to avoid controlling anxiety syndrome Caffeine: Coffee is one of the anxiety -inducing drugs largest available, so that people with anxiety disorders should avoid it. (uncanxietyclinic.com)
- VR exposure therapy will help treat people with anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder. (post-traumatic-stress-disorder.org)
- So this self-help book may be a good starting point for men who are feeling stressed out, and it does give plenty of suggestions about how to cope with the problems and stay healthy. (pbmhmr.com)
- While stress is short-term, caused by a looming deadline, an illness, or a series of unfortunate events, it is usually possible to cope with it, either by waiting for the troubles to pass or by making a concerted effort to fix whatever was causing the stressful situation. (monq.com)
- Anxiety is harder to cope with. (monq.com)
- The Pediatric Stress and Anxiety Disorders Clinic (PSADC) specializes in early identification, comprehensive evaluation, and evidence-based treatment of anxiety disorders in diverse youth from age 4 years through older adolescents. (uic.edu)
- Three-year follow-up and clinical implications of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction intervention in the treatment of anxiety disorders. (helpforibs.com)
- Research has demonstrated that cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (CBT) can be highly effective in treating anxiety disorders. (uwm.edu)
- This Special Health Report, Coping with Anxiety and Stress Disorders , discusses the latest and most effective treatment approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapies, psychotherapy, and medications. (harvard.edu)
- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the leading form of therapy for anxiety, aims to correct ingrained patterns of negative thoughts and behaviors. (harvard.edu)
- The 8-week program applies cognitive behavioral therapy approaches to provide youth and their caregivers with a greater understanding and tools to manage anxiety. (uic.edu)
- Cognitive behavioral therapy is the first line treatment for most anxiety disorders in children. (uic.edu)
- The more effective forms of cognitive-behavioral therapy, as related to post-traumatic stress disorder, should be tried gently and repeatedly. (anxietynetwork.com)
- In that respect, the university explained, it is "integral to the sensitization that happens after prolonged stress in mice, leading to anxiety and other cognitive problems down the road. (medicaldaily.com)
- Meditation is a simple and easy practice, based on concentrating on one thing (mostly breathing, but in the case of "transcendental meditation" it can be a "mantra" or repetition of a sequence of sounds as well) until achieving an awake but deeply restful state, that ultimately has great effects on cognitive relaxation in anxiety disorders. (steadyhealth.com)
- As such, it is often paired with the Penn State Worry Questionnaire, which provides a more accurate assessment of the cognitive components of anxiety (i.e., worry, catastrophizing, etc.) commonly seen in generalized anxiety disorder. (wikipedia.org)
- In 1993, Beck, Steer, and Beck used a three factor structure including subjective, somatic, and panic subscale scores to differentiate among a sample of clinically anxious outpatients Because the somatic subscale is emphasized on the BAI, with 15 out of 21 items measuring physiological symptoms, perhaps the cognitive, affective, and behavioral components of anxiety are being deemphasized. (wikipedia.org)
- This G × E × C approach - introducing coping as an additional dimension further shaping a G × E risk constellation, thus suggesting a three-dimensional 'vulnerability-stress-coping model' of mental disorders - might inform targeted preventive or therapeutic interventions strengthening coping ability to promote resilient functioning. (onmedica.com)
- These two areas contain the glands andstructures that react to stress and fear and fire us up and then keepus aroused. (streetdirectory.com)
- This is the only way to avoid repeatedly falling prey to unnecessary fear responses and to thus become resilient to developing a post-traumatic stress disorder,' explained Dr. Anna Gerlicher, first author of the study paper. (news-medical.net)
- 0.anxiety scales as well as on their respective depression scales, on the Hamilton panic score, the number and severity of panic attacks, and on the Mobility Index-Accompanied and the Fear Survey. (helpforibs.com)
- Anxiety is a normal reaction to fear. (anxiety-depression-treatment.com)
- Panic attacks are different from other anxiety and fear disorders due to the fact that panic attacks are often unprovoked, sometimes baseless, sudden and out-of-the blue. (anxiety-depression-treatment.com)
- Anxiety was experienced as panic attacks and manifested as chest pain, self inflicted wounds, and fear of sexual intercourse. (bmj.com)
- If you experience an abrupt onset of intense fear or anxiety, you might be experiencing panic attacks. (healthfinder.gov)
- But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. (nih.gov)
- As the name suggests, people who have a specific phobia have an intense fear of, or feel intense anxiety about, specific types of objects or situations. (nih.gov)
- Part of the severe impact anxiety can have in a person's life is the level of ongoing fear it adds to every activity. (stressanxietyadviser.com)
- Tips For Healthy Living, Overcoming Stress and Breaking The Power of Fear & Anxiety. (stressandhealthguide.com)
- What sets in is panic,anxiety,and fear they hide behind cigarettes and alcohol get into situations that they would normally not do,if they were doing something worthwhile.How would you set out to help some in this kind of situation? (addictionsprofessional.com)
- I stay away from relationships also because I feel any woman I get involved with won't get it or eventually leave me because they are turned off by my depression and anxiety and I can't deal with more rejection in my life right now. (depressionforums.org)
- The BAI was specifically designed as "an inventory for measuring clinical anxiety" that minimizes the overlap between depression and anxiety scales. (wikipedia.org)
- This suggests that perhaps the BAI cannot adequately differentiate between depression and anxiety in a primary care population. (wikipedia.org)
- An overview of research is also provided with regard to self-hypnotic treatment of anxiety-related disorders, such as tension headaches, migraines and irritable bowel syndrome. (nih.gov)
- The tremendous volume of research provides compelling evidence that hypnosis is an efficacious treatment for state anxiety (e.g., prior to tests, surgery and medical procedures) and anxiety-related disorders, such as headaches and irritable bowel syndrome. (nih.gov)
- Clinical data indicate that dysfunctions of the stress response system, expressed as excessive CRF activity and possible hyperstimulation of CRF1 receptors, are present in a range of stress-related disorders, including depression, anxiety, and irritable bowel syndrome. (eurekaselect.com)
- People with panic disorder often worry about when the next attack will happen and actively try to prevent future attacks by avoiding places, situations, or behaviors they associate with panic attacks. (nih.gov)
- Anxiety can manifest itself in different ways, each person is different and reacts differently to situations. (uncanxietyclinic.com)
- Anxiety can be triggered by a lot of different things, some things that are stressful situations, and some things that are more mundane. (monq.com)
- As discussed many times in my previous videos, anxiety is useful in certain situations, some of the time. (post-traumatic-stress-disorder.org)
- Anxiety disorder results when a person's reaction to unpleasant situations becomes disproportional compared to the expected norm or that generally considered. (stressandhealthguide.com)
- A certain amount of anxiety is normal and helps improve our performance and allows people to avoid dangerous situations. (singaporehomeopathy.com.sg)
- Has any personality disorder of sufficient severity to interfere with participation in the study. (stress.org)
- The Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale was used to measure the severity of anxiety symptoms and to identify the response to CES. (stress.org)
- The Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), created by Aaron T. Beck and other colleagues, is a 21-question multiple-choice self-report inventory that is used for measuring the severity of anxiety in children and adults. (wikipedia.org)
- Anxiety disorders is an umbrella term that includes several disorders that cause exaggerated and irrational fears, apprehensions, worries, etc. (anxietydisordertreatmentarizona.com)
- The anxiety is of a greater degree than just everyday worries and patients do mention that they are not able to control these worries. (singaporehomeopathy.com.sg)
- Although six studies demonstrate changes in trait anxiety, this review recommends that further randomized controlled outcome studies are needed on the hypnotic treatment of generalized anxiety disorder and in documenting changes in trait anxiety. (nih.gov)
- Since the BAI does only questions symptoms occurring over the last week, it is not a measure of trait anxiety or state anxiety. (wikipedia.org)
- A version of the BAI, the Beck Anxiety Inventory-Trait (BAIT), was developed in 2008 to assess trait anxiety rather than immediate or prolonged state anxiety, much like the STAI. (wikipedia.org)
- 40 percent experience persistent stress or excessive anxiety in their daily lives. (adaa.org)
- One in four reports persistent stress or excessive anxiety impairing the ability to function in the past six months. (adaa.org)
- Four in ten agree that "persistent stress and/or excessive anxiety are a normal part of life," particularly men (44 percent vs. 36 percent for women). (adaa.org)
- So GAD is an excessive anxiety and worry occurring more days than not for a period of at least six months. (inclou.org)