Free Press Journal
  • Lady Gaga says she still suffers from PTSD after her sexual assault incident

    Los Angeles: Singer and actor Lady Gaga has opened up about the effects of rape trauma, saying it took her “years” to come to terms with it. In an interview with Vogue, the “Poker Face” star, who has spoken about being raped at the age of 19 in the past, said she still suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

  • Therapeutic approaches for a better living

    Healing therapy reinforces the resolve for mitigating distress and convalescence, leading to an improved lifestyle, writes RAVI VALLURI

  • Mumbai Stampede: KEM counsels survivors of tragedy

    Mumbai: Taking an intense note of the condition of the survivors of the Elphinstone stampede, the doctors of King Edward Memorial hospital are likely to conduct a counselling session for the survivors and family members. The doctors said they had taken a counselling session but they actually need a three to six months of counselling as they are still in a state of shock and are not ready to accept

  • Men find sexual assault as traumatising as women do

    New York: Men are often looked at only as perpetrators of sexual assaults. But what happens to those men who become victims of such assaults? These men feel just as emotionally traumatised and depressed as women do, reveals new research. Sexual assault is unwanted sexual contact — including rape — and is a traumatising event linked to numerous mental health consequences associated with negative outcomes such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, fear, anxiety, alcohol

  • Mind’s ‘Thought Replay System’

    Dr Shrirang Bakhle explains why our mind keeps on playing previous experiences or thoughts.

  • Why alcohol consumption increases during stress

    New York: Increased stress can cause changes in brain’s reward centre, which may then lead to a rise in alcohol consumption, a study, with implications to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), has found, says IANS.

  • Agony Aunt deals with questions of problems faced in professional life

    I am a 33 year old freelance designer. I completed my last assignment about 3 months back and haven’t had any work since then. The market is very down and that is affecting me very badly as I have never gone this long without work. I have spoken to all my sources and asked them for work but there is nothing anyone can give me right now. Not having work has taken its toll

  • Pregnancy

    Pregnancy may help women reduce PTSD risk

    Washington : When post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) meets pregnancy, healing starts off in many women, according to a recent study.