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US defense bills include major pro-Israel provisions

US defense bills include major pro-Israel provisions

Senate Bill Includes United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2020.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2020 00:15
Israel's 'When Heroes Fly' to be remade by Apple

Israel's 'When Heroes Fly' to be remade by Apple

Award-winning Israeli series about former soldiers dealing with PTSD from their wartime experiences to get US remake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2020 21:01
We cannot ignore the psychological cost of a prolonged lockdown!

We cannot ignore the psychological cost of a prolonged lockdown!

The NGO Sahar noted a 350% increase in calls due to mental distress during and since the first lockdown. We ignore this at our peril.Rachel Avraham, 16/07/2020 18:56
Bill leverages US-Israel partnership for PTSD research

Bill leverages US-Israel partnership for PTSD research

Legislation also establishes grant program for US universities, private non-profits teaming up with Israeli counterparts to research PTSD.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2020 21:13
 The psychological cost of a prolonged lock-down

The psychological cost of a prolonged lock-down

More should be done in order to ensure that treatment options remain available for terror victims and rape survivors who suffer from PTSD and complex PTSD. Mental health is no less important than physical health.   Rachel Avraham, 02/04/2020 00:15
Israel seeks to beat PTSD with 'ecstasy' therapy

Israel seeks to beat PTSD with 'ecstasy' therapy

New trial program integrates intense psychotherapy with the active component of ecstasy to allow PTSD patients to start road to recovery.Jonah Mandel, AFP, 21/08/2019 09:21
Israel's double helicopter disaster claims 74th victim

Israel's double helicopter disaster claims 74th victim

The first paramedic who arrived at the scene of the deadly helicopter disaster in 1997 died this week after decades-long battle with PTSD.Sara Rubenstein, 31/07/2019 09:19
Study: Children of Holocaust survivors can inherit PTSD

Study: Children of Holocaust survivors can inherit PTSD

New study shows children of Holocaust survivors who suffer from PTSD are more likely to exhibit unhealthy behaviors.Gary Willig, 02/05/2019 16:39
Trauma and Dr. Ford

Trauma and Dr. Ford

In examining the content of what Dr. Ford claimed was indicative of the Trauma she endured, mental health professionals would have difficulty connecting a diagnosis of Trauma to what Dr. Ford spoke about during her testimony. Ron Jager, 11/10/2018 20:48
Many Yazidi women traumatized by ISIS torture

Many Yazidi women traumatized by ISIS torture

Yazidi women suffer from high percentage of C-PTSD, study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2018 13:36
4,649 disabled IDF veterans suffer PTSD

4,649 disabled IDF veterans suffer PTSD

143 soldiers injured in Operation Defensive Shield known and treated as disabled IDF veterans; Defense Ministry reveals numbers.Mordechai Sones, 11/07/2017 17:00
Israeli veterans use horses to combat PTSD

Israeli veterans use horses to combat PTSD

Israel National Therapeutic Riding Association promotes horse therapy to help IDF veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.ILTV, 03/04/2017 09:13
Saving our soldiers - psychologically

Saving our soldiers - psychologically

Researchers from Tel Aviv University team up with the IDF and US Army to develop a computer game to prevent PTSD.Rachel Kaplan, 06/07/2016 15:41
8,000 Israelis suffered PTSD in latest terror wave

8,000 Israelis suffered PTSD in latest terror wave

Israel Trauma Coalition stresses need to expand 'circles of support' for trauma victims trying to cope with 'knife intifada.'Cynthia Blank, 30/12/2015 16:21
Group: PTSD a big problem in the IDF

Group: PTSD a big problem in the IDF

PTSD is a problem in the IDF, not just the US Army - and a group of veterans wants some help in dealing with it.Yaakov Levi, 13/12/2015 16:20
Terror clips traumatize 80% of child viewers

Terror clips traumatize 80% of child viewers

Overwhelming majority of children who view clips of terror attacks on the internet develop signs of PTSD.Tova Dvorin, 04/11/2015 14:42
Funds for Gaza Belt Kids' Therapy Restored

Funds for Gaza Belt Kids' Therapy Restored

Under pressure for cancelling funds for psychological assistance to war-scarred children, PMO decides to transfer 3M NIS.Gil Ronen, 14/06/2015 16:04
'Don't Abandon Our Children'

'Don't Abandon Our Children'

Education Ministry cuts leave children in the Gaza area without crucial psychological counseling; MK Haim Yellin fights back.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 14/06/2015 11:16
Meditation: The Answer to Healing Post-War Trauma

Meditation: The Answer to Healing Post-War Trauma

US war veterans say meditation could help heal the post-war mental disturbances that afflict a growing number of American soldiers., 05/02/2013 16:44
Gaza Terrorists Resume Attacks on Southern Israel

Gaza Terrorists Resume Attacks on Southern Israel

Israeli families dropped whatever they were doing and raced for shelter once more Wednesday, as shelling from Gaza resumed in the south.Chana Ya'ar, 12/09/2012 09:46
Gaza Terrorists Launch Attacks on Southern Israel

Gaza Terrorists Launch Attacks on Southern Israel

Life in southern Israel has once again been disrupted by Gaza terrorists firing rocket and mortar attacks at western Negev towns.Chana Ya'ar, 02/09/2012 12:24
Preventing PTSD with Sleep Deprivation

Preventing PTSD with Sleep Deprivation

A new study appears to show that post-traumatic stress disorder might be prevented by staying awake after exposure to trauma.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 20/08/2012 23:40
IDF Photo Exhibit: Portraits of Combat

IDF Photo Exhibit: Portraits of Combat

Proceeds from military cameraman Chanan Greenblat's exhibit to benefit project for traumatized soldiers.Gil Ronen, 15/07/2012 20:20
Pain Sufferers Need Special Help During Terror

Pain Sufferers Need Special Help During Terror

People who suffer with chronic pain conditions require special attention during periods of terrorist attacks, according to a new study.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 25/06/2012 20:38
Ex-Soldier: Child Terrorists Led to PTSD

Ex-Soldier: Child Terrorists Led to PTSD

An ex-soldier claims that terrorist groups’ use of child soldiers caused mental illness. He is suing for health coverage.Maayana Miskin, 15/04/2012 18:51
Holocaust Survivors Still Wrestle With Demons

Holocaust Survivors Still Wrestle With Demons

A new report says at least 50,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel require aid, many facing special challenges as they grow older.Chana Ya'ar, 05/04/2012 18:51
Southern Israel Returns to Routine, Rockets

Southern Israel Returns to Routine, Rockets

Southern Israeli parents and children returned from Chanukah vacation to their daily routine of school, work -- and racing from rockets.Chana Ya'ar, 29/12/2011 10:14