“Is exercise one of the missing links to mental wellness?”

 

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Buchenwald Ohrdruf Survivors 45049 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This April 2, 2014 Philadelphia Daily News article found on the Philly.com website talks about not just the role that exercise can play in helping to reduce stress, but also includes some information about studies that have shown that there is an increased risk of PTSD among the children and grand children of Holocaust Survivors regardless of the amount of stress they are exposed to.  The thinking is that this observation may also hold true for the mental health of people in the African-American Community who are descendants of slaves.

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“What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?”

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This January 12, 2012 Healthy Place blog post offers an introduction to what Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is and includes a little about what is seen in children, the public, and the military.

“College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms”

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English: Brain structures involved in dealing with stress and fear. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This January 31, 2014 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about the effect college drinking can have on people with symptoms of PTSD

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