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post-traumatic stress disorder

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EmWave2: Portable stress relief for harried geeks

The emWave2 combines a gadget, software, and lots of blinky lights to help people manage stress. The tech crowd may come for the gadgetry and stay for the relaxation.

By June 7, 2011

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Virtual reality vs. PTSD: Helping combat vets heal

Researchers at USC's Institute for Creative Technologies are using virtual reality systems to help combat post-traumatic stress disorder. CNET Road Trip 2012 stopped by to learn more.

By July 2, 2012

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Does stress lead to sleep texting?

According to medical practitioners, some people are now so stressed that they have begun sending incoherent texts in the middle of the night. Didn't we used to call that "being drunk?"

By November 23, 2011

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Ecstasy treatment draws rave reviews

Psychiatrists use party drug to treat veterans suffering post-traumatic stress disorder.

By March 7, 2009

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Diagnosing PTSD using brain imaging

University and Veterans Affairs researchers unveil new test that can identify distinct pattern of brain activity among people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.

By January 21, 2010

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This gas may erase bad memories

Sorry Men in Black. Turns out using a neuralyzer to wipe away memories is overkill. Scientists now believe inhaling the right gas at the right time may do the trick.

By August 27, 2014

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Ahh, the smell of B.O. in the morning

A British university uses "virtual Iraq" to treat soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

By March 11, 2007

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The 404 1,446: Where we feel a draft (podcast)

You probably have have better things to do, but if not, you should be watching Discovery Channel's nude survival show, "Naked and Afraid." A full report, plus the strangely specific mental disorder hitting young programmers and yet another AirBnB horror story!

By March 17, 2014

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Smartphone app predicts bipolar mood swings

An experimental smartphone app analyses changes in vocal patterns to predict the early signs of a bipolar mood swing.

By May 8, 2014