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# ptsd - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.

# ptsd - Friday 24 January, 2020

BBC's Fergal Keane stepping back after post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis

Keane (59) is stepping back from his role to aid his recovery.

# ptsd - Monday 13 August, 2018

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

# ptsd - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation

A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.

# ptsd - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues

More than one in six rank-and-file members of An Garda Síochána may have PTSD.

# ptsd - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Rescued Thai boys will be monitored for psychological distress for six months

The boys will be monitored for psychological distress.

# ptsd - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Ecstasy may relieve Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in war veterans, firefighters and police officers

Sixteen participants who suffered from PTSD when they joined the trial no longer met the criteria for diagnosis.

# ptsd - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health

The reality is that the public and even policy makers often get their ideas from the media, writes Amy Plant.

# ptsd - Monday 20 November, 2017

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

# ptsd - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating

Support and bereavement group Embrace Farm are soon to hold their first national conference on the multitude of problems presented by farming tragedies.

# ptsd - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'The parent is the expert': How to talk to children about the Manchester attack

An Irish psychologist explains how to talk to your child about a terror attack like last night’s.

# ptsd - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Don't sleep on it: Going to bed angry makes it worse

Memories of negative or traumatic events often last longer than those of positive or neutral experiences, and sleep doesn’t help.

# ptsd - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages

The garda said he suffered PTSD as a result of the attack.

# ptsd - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer

Cancer survivors talk about how difficult it can be to re-adjust to life after treatment.

# ptsd - Sunday 5 July, 2015

VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about? TechKnowHow This post contains a poll

VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?

The first real headsets will start arriving at the end of 2015/early 2016, and it could bring benefits far beyond gaming.

# ptsd - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'Don't poison the well' - Oculus chief tells rivals not to release bad VR products

The virtual reality company said that it reached out to rivals to ensure that they release as good a product as possible, while their own product is months away.

# ptsd - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Concern over high level of undetected PTSD among Irish psychiatric clients

A new study also looked at trauma rates, and found that traumatic incidents were under-reported in some cases.

# ptsd - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Column: Why are so many people dismayed by honesty, and so few by pretence?

After I was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, I was shocked by how many friends challenged my need to be open and honest about it, writes Patricia Tsouros.

# ptsd - Sunday 14 July, 2013

More British soldiers killed themselves than died in Afghanistan last year

A total of 50 serving and veteran British soldiers died by suicide last year, more than the 40 who died in combat in Afghanistan.

# ptsd - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# ptsd - Monday 26 March, 2012

'Unborn child is the 17th victim' of Afghan shooting spree

Meanwhile, the wife of the accused soldier Robert Bales has given an interview to US television.

# ptsd - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: DSK maid to sue over ‘prostitute’ claims; women advised to “floss for fertility”; and one quick way to rescue a kitten from a pipe.

# ptsd - Thursday 11 November, 2010

From The Daily Edge How Tetris could help tackle trauma Tetris

How Tetris could help tackle trauma

Researchers at Oxford University say their study shows Tetris could help combat symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.