PTSD

Long-term health outcomes of childhood sexual abuse

The consequences of childhood sexual abuse continue into adulthood. Here’s what can occur and how you can help these patients.

ANA ‘joins forces’ with first lady to help veterans

The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) partnered to facilitate and coordinate a collective voice of the nursing profession in full support of "Joining Forces,"

Nurse leaders, Dr. Jill Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join forces to announce...

Nurses take the lead in ensuring veterans and their families get the care they deserve.

Special Report – War on Pain

Nursing Strategies to Improve Pain Care in Veterans and Military Personnel

PTSD more common in men than women migraine sufferers

Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is more common in migraine sufferers, data suggest that the association is stronger in men that women according to an article in Headache: The Journal of Head and Face...
geonomics brain illness

Understanding the link between genomics and brain illness

Editor’s note: One of a series of articles from the National Human Genome Research Institute. http://www.genome.gov/ All nurses in clinical practice interact at least occasionally with patients who have psychiatric diagnoses or undiagnosed brain illness....

Recognizing posttraumatic stress disorder in military veterans

More than a half million members of the military have become our newest veterans. Compared to veterans of previous conflicts, Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans as a group are likely to be slightly older,...