Neuroscience and Psychology

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Law Enforcement Officers: A Review of Risk Factors and Current Trends in Treatment

Active duty law enforcement officers are at risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Concerns about job status might impede the individual from seeking treatment. Relatively little is known about the emergence and subsequent effects of PTSD among active-duty law enforcement officers. It is unclear whether traditional treatment for the disorder is appropriate in this unique population. The current literature on PTSD among law enforcement officers is reviewed using the Ovid Psych Info, Ovid Medline, and NCBI PubMed databases.

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Neuroscience and Psychology

A Holistic Approach to Mental and Physical Well-Being

A major goal of mankind since ages has been to seek liberation from suffering, both physical and mental. Ancient Indian physician and scholar Charaka emphasized positive mental health when he articulated that the task of medicine is not simply to strive for the absence of disease but to enable an individual to learn about and lead an ideal life.

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Neuroscience and Psychology

Visual Arts as Alternative Therapy to Parkinson Disease

The population of elderly people facing Parkinson disease in Nigeria is on the increase such that it requires an alternative solution. The study examined the use of visual art as an alternative therapy to Parkinson disease and specifically it identified the socio-economic characteristics of respondents with the disease and determined the causes.

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