Video Games Used To Treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Researchers are seeing positive results after experimenting veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder with video game therapy. A realistic video game, Virtual Iraq, is being tested in the United States to see if it can help veterans feel more comfortable with...

International dimension of 1971 trauma

Thirty-seven years have passed since the traumatic events of 1971. Much has been written on the subject. Most analyses have been confined to the developments within the subcontinent. The break-up of Pakistan has generally been viewed in relation to a regional upheaval. Little...

Train Engineer Blamed for 25 Deaths Autopsy Revealed

The autopsy was finally revealed today regarding the operator of the Metrolink train who liked to text little boys when he operated the Metrolink. " December 14, 2008 (by Otto Smyth) According to reports by...

An Amusement Park Is Not Always Fun And Games

Bet you didn't know how easily you can be injured at an amusement park.  I am always  getting calls from injured victims hurt at Disneyland who are from out of state.  It is tough to sue them, as they have so much money and that fight tooth and nail to avoid...

Fear grips immigrants after Miss. plant raid

"A day after the largest single-workplace immigration raid in U.S. history, Elizabeth Alegria was too scared to send her son to school and worried about when she'd see her husband again. Nearly 600 immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally were detained, creating...

Orphaned children in care abused, beaten

Sad facts in state orphanages and foster homes...nearly half of the children said they have negative experience in care. " VULNERABLE children in Victorian state institutions were treated "as things, not human beings", a disturbing new report reveals. Children were...

Bottling up emotions may be good for you, research says

People who don't express feelings after a large-scale traumatic event may be "better off," according to a new study.Hmmm...I wonder what they mean by better off?"Being the strong, silent type who bottles up...

Ways to be sure the kids are alright

" Youth violence has become a national puzzle. Everyone is searching for the solution, but before it can be found we have to understand why teenagers are spilling blood on Britain's streets. There are two types of...

U.S. Post-War Suicides Could Exceed Combat Deaths

In thinking ahead a few years, this becomes a very powerful and troubling assertion. Could post-war suicides really surpass the number of U.S. soldiers killed during the war in Iraq? "At the American Psychiatric...

Austrian Man Raped Daughter Repeatedly, Fathered 6 Children Incest

Austrian man held Daughter Hostage, Raped Daughter, fathered 6 children through IncestAn incredible story of a missing woman,  found over The weekend, was held hostage, repeatedly Raped by her Father. ...

Iraq Vets Cope With Brain Damage

"NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The war in Iraq is not over, but one legacy is already here in this city and others across America: an epidemic of brain-damaged soldiers. Thousands of troops have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury, or TBI. These blast-caused head injuries...

Minister in flood cash aid pledge

"Local authorities will be given financial aid to assist with the damage caused by heavy flooding, Communities Secretary Hazel Blears has said. She said people had gone through an "incredibly traumatic" experience. Alan Johnson, a Hull MP and the health secretary, is to visit...

Mild brain injuries linked to sleep disorders

Experiencing a mild traumatic brain injury may increase the risk of developing a sleep disorder, and a good portion of these appear to be based on disturbances in the body's normal circadian rhythm, according to the results of a new study.

5 Months Old And 18 Months Old Die In House Fire

"Lilieth Knight would love nothing more than to wave a magic wand and erase the tragic and traumatic events that befell her on Friday evening. But this morning, she still has no choice but to accept the fact that her two infant grandchildren were burned alive in her home at...

Traumatic memories "stickier" than happy ones

Forget Freud: Dalhousie researchers have more or less told the good old doc to take a hike. Seems we humans like our suffering more than we thought... "Feb 22, 2007 — TORONTO (Reuters) - Memories of traumatic...

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