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Journalists bear invisible scars of Mexico's drug war

Jun 13, 2017 - 10:20 AM

Many Mexican crime reporters suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as they either bear daily witness to violence or experience it themselves

Journalists protest against violence during the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the murder of Mexican journalist Manuel Buendia at the Angel de la Independencia monument in Mexico City on 30 May, 2017.  Mexico ranks third in the world for the number of journalists killed, after Syria and Afghanistan, according to the media rights group Reporters Without Borders (RSF). / AFP PHOTO / ALFREDO ESTRELLA

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Lady Gaga reveals battle with post-traumatic stress disorder

Dec 06, 2016 - 11:45 PM

I told the kids today that I suffer from a mental illness – I suffer from PTSD says the singer in the Today Show

4 years on, Japan's tsunami victims frozen in their tragedy

Mar 11, 2015 - 10:08 AM

Four years after the tsunami thousands of people are unable to turn the page on the horror For them grief is frozen in time because they cannot find the bodies they need to mourn

IN LOVING MEMORY. In a picture taken on March 8, 2015, portraits of Takayuku Ueno's two deceased children, daughter Erika (L) and son Kotaro (R), are displayed on an alter at his newly constructed home at Kaibama area in Minami-soma, north of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

UK Falklands veteran tries to trace family of soldier he killed

Nov 10, 2014 - 9:04 AM

A British soldier who fought in the 1982 Falklands War is hoping to find peace by finding out the identity of an Argentinian marine he killed in battle

SEEKING CLOSURE. Falklands War veteran Gordon Hoggan holds the helmet of an Argentinian soldier he killed as he poses for pictures at his local pub during an interview with AFP in Derby, East Midlands, England, on November 5, 2014. Lindsey Parnaby/AFP

Post-Yolanda: 'Cases of mental disorders to rise until 2015'

Nov 07, 2014 - 10:15 AM

The Philippines faces more challenges ahead in tackling mental health issues one year after Super Typhoon Yolanda

GRIEF. In this file photo taken on Nov 19, 2013, Mary Joy Ducusin reacts as she finds her missing 6 year old son, British citizen Jairo Ben among the bodies brought to one of three mass burial sites where they so far have received more than one thousand typhoon victims in Tacloban, after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the central Philippines. File photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

[Bodymind] Why people who need people are the luckiest

Oct 29, 2014 - 7:17 PM

My mother was like a beacon of low self esteem shining brightly on any behavior which to her mind proved I was incapable of taking care of my own child

Neuroscientists say it's possible to overwrite bad memories

Aug 28, 2014 - 9:24 AM

Emotions connected to memories can be rewritten making bad events in the past seem better and good things appear worse scientists say

This image depicts the injection sites and the expression of the viral constructs in the two areas of the brain studied: the Dentate Gyrus of the hippocampus (middle) and the Basolateral Amygdala (bottom corners). Image courtesy of the researchers via MIT News

WHO: Mental health problems emerging in Yolanda-hit areas

May 10, 2014 - 1:37 PM

Common mental health problems after disasters include post traumatic stress disorder depression and anxiety They manifest 3 6 months after a disaster

Signs of argument before US base shooting: commander

Apr 04, 2014 - 9:20 AM

Investigators are combing through the records of the gunman Army specialist Ivan Lopez to determine his mental state before Wednesday s incident

FORT HOOD SHOOTING. Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, addresses news media at Fort Hood military base near Killeen, Texas, USA, April 2, 2014. Ashley Landis/EPA

Viewing news of trauma worse than experiencing it: study

Dec 10, 2013 - 8:21 AM

The study raised questions about the psychological impact of repeated exposure to violence via digital and traditional media in the first major terror attack on US soil since September 11 2001

GRIEF. Runner John Ounao breaks down after he finds friends after several explosions rocked the finish of the Boston Marathon. AFP Photo