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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Oakland officers at the scene of a manhunt near Roosevelt Middle School  (CBS)

Inner-City Oakland Youth Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

In the inner city, a health problem is making it harder for young people to learn. The Centers for Disease Control said 30 percent of inner-city kids suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a medical condition that some observers outside the urban core have taken to calling “hood disease.”

05/16/2014

Medical Generic, caduces

KCBS In Depth: PTSD and Stress

An interview with Dr. David Spiegel on the growing issue of post-traumatic stress disorder.

04/08/2012

Martha Gutierrez

Body Near Santa Clara County Orchard Is Mother Of Iraq Vet

The body of a missing Gilroy woman, mother of an Iraq War vet who killed his young sister before killing himself last week, was found Thursday near a well-known orchard in unincorporated Santa Clara County, according to Gilroy police.

03/22/2012

Broken Glass, window, burglary, generic, crime scene

Lost Boys: Secondhand Violence Permanently Changes Its Victims

The impact of youth violence reaches beyond just “victim” and “victimizer”. There are those on the perimeter who are watching their best friends get cut down or die.

12/01/2011

SF Appeals Court Blasts VA Mental Health Care System

Noting that an average of 18 veterans a day commit suicide, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to dramatically overhaul its mental health care system.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Organization Offers Help For Young Gunshot Victims

Oakland hosted a conference of hospital networks dealing with youth violence prevention and victims of gun-related violence.

CBS San Francisco–04/30/2011

Christina Madlener, Jefferson Awards

Jefferson Awards: East Bay Woman Treats Veterans With New Therapy

At least one in five Americans who’ve served in Iraq and Afghanistan return with post traumatic stress disorder. An East Bay therapist has found a way to help by offering an effective treatment not widely available to local veterans.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

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