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From TheJournal.ie 1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives Docklands Victims Association

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

From TheJournal.ie Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation PTSD

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation

A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.

From TheJournal.ie 'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues Trauma

'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues

More than one in six rank-and-file members of An Garda Síochána may have PTSD.

From TheJournal.ie Rescued Thai boys will be monitored for psychological distress for six months Saved

Rescued Thai boys will be monitored for psychological distress for six months

The boys will be monitored for psychological distress.

From TheJournal.ie Ecstasy may relieve Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in war veterans, firefighters and police officers Trial

Ecstasy may relieve Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in war veterans, firefighters and police officers

Sixteen participants who suffered from PTSD when they joined the trial no longer met the criteria for diagnosis.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health PTSD

Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health

The reality is that the public and even policy makers often get their ideas from the media, writes Amy Plant.

From TheJournal.ie 20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis' Warrior Mentality

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

From TheJournal.ie 'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating Embrace Farm

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating

Support and bereavement group Embrace Farm are soon to hold their first national conference on the multitude of problems presented by farming tragedies.

From TheJournal.ie 'The parent is the expert': How to talk to children about the Manchester attack Terrorism

'The parent is the expert': How to talk to children about the Manchester attack

An Irish psychologist explains how to talk to your child about a terror attack like last night’s.

From TheJournal.ie Don't sleep on it: Going to bed angry makes it worse Clear The Air

Don't sleep on it: Going to bed angry makes it worse

Memories of negative or traumatic events often last longer than those of positive or neutral experiences, and sleep doesn’t help.

From TheJournal.ie Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages Compensation

Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages

The garda said he suffered PTSD as a result of the attack.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer Postcode Lottery

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer

Cancer survivors talk about how difficult it can be to re-adjust to life after treatment.

From TheJournal.ie VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about? TechKnowHow This post contains a poll

VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?

The first real headsets will start arriving at the end of 2015/early 2016, and it could bring benefits far beyond gaming.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't poison the well' - Oculus chief tells rivals not to release bad VR products Rivals

'Don't poison the well' - Oculus chief tells rivals not to release bad VR products

The virtual reality company said that it reached out to rivals to ensure that they release as good a product as possible, while their own product is months away.

From TheJournal.ie Concern over high level of undetected PTSD among Irish psychiatric clients Mental Health

Concern over high level of undetected PTSD among Irish psychiatric clients

A new study also looked at trauma rates, and found that traumatic incidents were under-reported in some cases.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are so many people dismayed by honesty, and so few by pretence? Opinion

Column: Why are so many people dismayed by honesty, and so few by pretence?

After I was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, I was shocked by how many friends challenged my need to be open and honest about it, writes Patricia Tsouros.

From TheJournal.ie More British soldiers killed themselves than died in Afghanistan last year PTSD

More British soldiers killed themselves than died in Afghanistan last year

A total of 50 serving and veteran British soldiers died by suicide last year, more than the 40 who died in combat in Afghanistan.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unborn child is the 17th victim' of Afghan shooting spree Afghanistan

'Unborn child is the 17th victim' of Afghan shooting spree

Meanwhile, the wife of the accused soldier Robert Bales has given an interview to US television.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: DSK maid to sue over ‘prostitute’ claims; women advised to “floss for fertility”; and one quick way to rescue a kitten from a pipe.

How Tetris could help tackle trauma

Researchers at Oxford University say their study shows Tetris could help combat symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.