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Study Shows Soldiers Experience Neuropsychological Changes
Posted By admin On September 23, 2009 @ 1:00 AM In Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma,Psychotherapy: Issues Treated,Therapy News | 3 Comments
With concerns over the rates and severity of post traumatic stress disorder  among returning armed service members on the rise, a number of studies and academic explorations have been launched in recent months, with one study performed at the VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University’s School of medicine  shedding particular light on the development of the mental health concern. The study suggests that soldiers who experience intense combat situations are likely to develop accelerated reaction times, along with a lowered ability to concentrate upon or notice non-critical stimuli. Emphasis on treating returning soldiers with heavy combat experience may help deter the high rates of PTSD.
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 post traumatic stress disorder: http://www.goodtherapy.org/therapy-for-trauma.html
 one study performed at the VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University’s School of medicine: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/163228.php
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