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PTSD in the news: Monthly Roundup for June

Posted Jun 03 2010 12:00am

For up to the minute PTSD news for the month of June, check back often. New PTSD news items for the military are after the general items.

GENERAL PTSD in the NEWS:

NEW!  The Pill That Can Wipe Out Those Painful Memories : Forgetting an unhappy love affair or a traumatic accident could soon be as easy as popping a pill.

NEW! Cumbria Killings and Post Traumatic Stress : When Barrie Moss tries to sleep tonight at his home in Cumbria, he will likely find himself assailed with terrible nightmares, if visions of the dying woman in his arms re-play themselves let him sleep at all.

Crenshaw High Kids Struggle and Suceed, Despite Post-Traumatic Stress : During a mid-morning break between classes at Crenshaw High School, a senior named Patricia was showing Sybel Stanley pictures of a prom dress on her phone.

MILITARY PTSD in the NEWS:

NEW! Vets to Join Ride 2 Recovery Challenge to Virginia Beach : About 200 cyclists lined Grant Avenue on Monday next to Whipple Field in Fort Myer, overlooking the District. A police cruiser with flashing lights and American Legion Riders on motorcycles rolled down Marshall Drive.

Study Shows 1 in 5 U.S. Veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan has PTSD, Depression : This past Memorial Day honored those Americans who have died in military service including over 4,000 in Iraq and 1,000 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan.

 

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