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Government to Look After Industrial Accident Patients with PTSD

Government to Look After Industrial Accident Patients with PTSD

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Employment and Labor is set to launch a government-backed counseling program for victims of industrial accidents who suffer from trauma including sleep disorder and seizures, following growing calls to help those with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Beginning in Daegu, Busan and North Gyeongsang Province, the new program [...]

Korean Research Team Discovers Brain’s Recovery Process of PTSD

Korean Research Team Discovers Brain’s Recovery Process of PTSD

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – According to the Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning, a research team from Ewha Women’s University has made a significant discovery that could ultimately lead to more effective treatment of PTSD.  PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is a disorder that can arise after experiencing a traumatic event like [...]

Korea Makes Progress to Ease the Struggles of Firefighters

Korea Makes Progress to Ease the Struggles of Firefighters

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Being a firefighter requires heroism and valor, and they’re well respected civil servants for their life-long dedication to the communities they serve. But it’s also a stressful and dangerous occupation, with firefighters exposed to traumatic experiences and a multitude of harmful chemical substances. Under these circumstances, the Seoul Metropolitan [...]

Music Serves as Therapy for Traumatized Police Officers

Music Serves as Therapy for Traumatized Police Officers

SEOUL, July 18 (Korea Bizwire) – A music therapy program will be offered to police officers to avoid their work-related stress and post-traumatic stress disorder. The Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture will launch the music therapy project titled “Happy Together” targeting policemen in 13 police stations in Seoul until the end of August. The “Happy Together” [...]

Healing Programs for Korean Firefighters Suffering from PTSD

Healing Programs for Korean Firefighters Suffering from PTSD

SEOUL, Korea, August 09 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul city government took its first step to provide treatment to firefighters suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. A total of 69 firefighters have participated in the ‘Open-air Healing Program’ at Yangpyeong in Kyunggi Province from July 25 to August 7. They have joined a program composed of several parts; [...]