As new leaders emerge to assume the administration of Nigeria, the incoming administrators should bear uppermost in their mind, the need to end the long suffering plight of the country’s soldiers.
5 Oct 2022
In an iconic move to care for military and police personnel with mental health issues, the Defence and Police Officers Wives Association, (DEPOWA), has laid the foundation for a world-class Post-Trauma Stress Disorder (PTSD) centre in Abuja.
23 Nov 2021
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday held a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) seminar to address the prevalent cases of PTSD among troops.
16 Feb 2021
News and articles related to conflicts, natural disaster events, and violence largely influence the world. The need for effective means to cope with mental and emotional conditions like PTSD becomes important, especially for war veterans. American Journalist Luis Jorge Rios (from his own insightful experience) throws light on how hobbies like listening to music help…
11 Aug 2020
Singer Lady Gaga, real name Stefani Germanotta, revealed she is taking anti-psychotic medication because she can't always control what her brain does. In a frank and open discussion with Zane Lowe on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station, Lady Gaga, 34, said that she has found olanzapine helpful, a drug used to treat schizophrenia and…
13 May 2020
Facebook has agreed to pay a $52 million settlement to thousands of moderators who developed mental health conditions while helping the network app keep off disturbing content off its platform. In a preliminary settlement filed on Friday in San Mateo Superior Court, Facebook agreed to compensate 11,250 current and former US-based moderators, with each receiving…
19 Dec 2019
My hypothesis is that Lagos traffic can induce trauma. I drove to Ibadan for training during the day but decided to sleep over in order to avoid bottleneck traffic.
How poverty, trauma in childhood cause early puberty, premature brain development, mental illness, by study
17 Jun 2019
Growing up in poverty and experiencing traumatic events like a bad accident or sexual assault can impact brain development and behavior...
25 Mar 2019
Recent studies have alerted to rising cases of suicide among teenagers and provided more reasons why Nigerians should visit psychiatrists and psychologists...
12 May 2018
Hauwa Ojeifo is a certified Life, Mind and Mental health coach, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner - helping individuals, groups and organisations maximise their potential ...
1 May 2017
About eight percent of people will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives, according to the United States (U.S.) Department of Veterans Affairs...
6 Dec 2016
Pop icon Lady Gaga has revealed an ongoing battle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), part of the emotional fallout from having been raped as a teenager.