Assessing the Impact of Military Service on Our Returning Veterans

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With over 200,000 individuals currently separating from military service each year, a growing number of veterans are faced with readjusting to civilian life. Researchers study employment, health and family life of veterans.

Suicide in the US Army

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Dr. Timothy Lineberry, a Psychiatrist and Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Psychiatric Hospital in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he describes a background for understanding the challenges and complexities of suicide in the US Army, along with actions clinicians can take to prevent suicide. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00687-8fulltext.

TREATMENT OF NIGHTMARES WITH PRAZOSIN: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

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Dr. Simon Kung, Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the November 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which elucidates the success of the drug Prazosin in reducing or eliminating the adrenalin storm in patients experiencing trauma nightmares.
Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00667-2/fulltext

Sexual Abuse and Lifetime Diagnosis of Pychiatric Disorders: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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Dr. Ali Zirakzedeh discusses his article appearing in the July 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which noted a statistically significant association between sexual abuse and a lifetime diagnosis of anxiety disorder, depression, eating disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, sleep disorders, and suicide attempts, regardless of the victim's sex or age at the time the abuse occurred.

Sexual Abuse and Lifetime Diagnosis of Psychiatric Disorders: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Dr. Ali Zirakzadeh, Consultant in General Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article on various disorders associated with sexual abuse and the most violent form of abuse, rape, in men and women.