Trauma News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/20/2003
Most Parents Bully Their Kids: Study

Survey finds many children experience screaming, shouting from parents

11/13/2003
Bullied Children Suffer Behavioral Problems

They're more likely to exhibit depression and to be antisocial

11/12/2003
Jump in Heart Attacks Seen After 9/11

New York City hospital had increase in patients for two months following terrorist attacks

11/4/2003
What's Behind Psychosomatic Illnesses

Trauma injury, depression linked to such ailments

10/21/2003
Stem Cells Rescue Damaged Nerves

They can do the job up to six months after injury, researchers add

8/29/2003
Teens Suffer Emotional Fallout From Disaster

Dutch study finds many turn to alcohol to cope

8/27/2003
A Safe(r) Football Season

No heat stroke deaths among young U.S. football players during 2002

8/27/2003
Babies' Brains Are Fragile Indeed

They're more vulnerable to serious injury than previously thought

8/6/2003
Helping Students Exposed to Violence

School-based program teaches coping skills to deal with anxiety, sadness

8/5/2003
Political Violence Has Lingering Health Effect

Latino immigrant study finds mental and physical problems

7/11/2003
Homeless More Likely to Die Early

Study finds transient lifestyle takes a toll

7/2/2003
Female Vets More Likely to Be Homeless

But researchers and experts say the causes aren't clear

6/16/2003
Alzheimer's Gene Linked to Brain Injury Seizures

Gene variation increases risk of attacks following head traumas

6/13/2003
Odors Conjure Up Awful 9/11 Memories

Scientists hope to use the nose to recover from trauma

5/10/2003
Kids Who Lost Parent in 9/11 Attacks Still Suffer

Among young children, separation anxiety and withdrawal was common, study finds

4/15/2003
Bullies More Dangerous Than You Think

They and their victims more likely to engage in other violent behavior

4/14/2003
Bad Memories Block Out New Memories

Fearful experiences cause rats to forget new information, study finds

3/7/2003
Suicide a Greater Risk for Some

Those with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder more likely to try it

2/5/2003
Death of Child Raises Mom's Risk of Dying Early

Grieving fathers' mortality rate not as high, Danish study finds

12/19/2002
Combat Experience Batters Marriage

Veterans who saw action on the battlefield 62 percent more likely to divorce or separate

12/11/2002
Amputation Not Preferred for Bad Leg Injury

Study finds those with reconstructed limbs do just as well

10/26/2002
Exercise, Therapy Can Help Gulf War Vets

Talk therapy, low-impact exercise helped reduce mental stress, study says

10/24/2002
Abuse of the Mind

Psychological abuse as harmful to health as physical abuse

9/27/2002
Smart Catheter

Device makes it easier to measure oxygen flow to organs

9/12/2002
Motorcycle Helmets Save More Than Lives

Riding without one means higher hospital costs after crashes

8/28/2002
Doing the Write Thing

Keeping a journal about traumatic event may help you deal with it

8/12/2002
Sept. 11 Brought Out Best in Crowds

Tragedy created sense of unity among those in danger

4/3/2002
Jehovah's Witnesses May Find Way Around Transfusion Ban

Blood substitutes hold hope for those who have been in accidents or need fresh plasma

2/27/2002
Powerful Antidepressant to Tackle Trauma Condition

National trial will pit Effexor against post traumatic stress disorder

1/30/2002
IQ Helps Buffer Post Traumatic Stress

New research finds intellect an aid, but combat still key in Vietnam vets' PTSD

10/9/2001
Vets Line Up for Counseling After Attacks

Wartime memories resurface, along with deep empathy

9/13/2001
Stress Syndrome Likely for One in Three Rescue Workers

But experts say chronic condition is treatable

7/31/2001
New Therapy Helps Sexual Assault Survivors

Changing bad dreams while awake eases nightmares, study finds

5/1/2001
CT Scans: Again on the Cutting Edge

ER doctors can use it to pinpoint damage from gunshot, knife wounds, says study