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Archive for June 7th 2012
Because of their unique demographics, VA patients are four to five times more likely to suffer from sleep apnea than the general population.
WASHINGTON — Disturbed sleep is a common complaint for patients with PTSD and TBI, but military clinicians have some new tools to help treat the issue, according to experts.
WASHINGTON — What’s in a name matters for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to proponents of changing what the condition is called, because the word “disorder” keeps some sufferers from getting the treatment they need.
Please read this article and participate in this month's online opinion poll whether the name post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) should be changed to post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI) to reduce stigma that keeps sufferers from seeking treatment?
While active-duty military personnel are less likely to be overweight or obese compared with civilians of similar ages, that benefit does not always persist after servicemembers become veterans.
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