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11 months 3 weeks ago

Questions of PTSD in Fort Hood Shooting

Fort Hood leaders revealed that suspected shooter, Specialist Ivan Lopez's mental health likely played a part in the deadly shooting Wednesday. The incident once again brings post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) into the spotlight. Whether he was suffering from PTSD or not, the aftermath of the shooting is going to...

2 years 7 months ago

Stress drives man to shoot kids, then himself

OXFORD, Mass. (AP) - Friends of a Massachusetts man police say fatally shot his 7-year-old daughter, critically injured his 9-year-old son, and killed himself had been under extreme stress recently. Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. has said that 41-year-old Daryl Benway separated from his wife just weeks before Saturday...

2 years 10 months ago

Dogs can help you relieve stress

While some college students are already enjoying their break, others are still cramming for final exams and that leads to stress and, at some schools, dogs. Research shows pets decrease the level of stress hormones and increase endorphins, known as the happiness hormone. That's why many colleges are turning to...

3 years 8 months ago

Americans stressing debt

Last fall, Americans were feeling better about their personal finances. Now they're starting to worry again about how they'll pay off their debts. A new Associated Press-GfK poll says that nearly half the country is experiencing debt stress, which is up 17 percent from November. Grinding unemployment, slow...

3 years 9 months ago

Faith community addressing PTSD issues

Even with all of the resources of the military, taking care of all of the soldiers coming home with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a big task. Local experts say we have 70,000 active duty or retired military suffering from P.T.S.D. in the Pikes Peak region. "Talking about the divorce...

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