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Soldiers Suppressed War Traumas, Government Ignored Emotional Damages in Post-WWII Finland
A project examining Finnish culture after World War II shows the government ignored the psychological impact of the war on soldiers as it focused on economic and political damages.
War Study Sheds Light On Stress and Gender
A study on citizens who lived through the Croation war may shed light on differences on how men and women respond to stress and uncertainty. University of Michigan researchers analyzed data on Croatian male and female civilians collected between 1998 and 2...
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Work-Family Conflict May Trigger PTSD in Female Soldiers
While combat exposure is a recognized trigger for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), new research shows work-family conflicts are also a significant predictor of PTSD in female military personnel. Researchers at the University of Michigan Institute for...
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Doctored Photos Can Alter Memories
Doctored photos can easily change viewers' recollections of significant historic events, shows a study of 299 subjects aged 19 to 84.
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How War Changes Children's Ideas About Right and Wrong
For many of the world's children, youth is not merely a time of carefree play. The United Nations estimates that children in as many as 50 countries around the world are currently affected by war.
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Study Shows Troops Turn to Alcohol After Returning from Combat
A new investigation on alcohol misuse by military personnel before and after deployment shows young soldiers and reservists are particularly vulnerable to developing problems with alcohol after returning home from combat.
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Alcohol Abuse & Depression Greater Threat To Troops Than PTSD
Deployed UK and US troops experience anxiety, depression and alcohol abuse at far greater rates than PTSD.
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