Scientists and psychologists in the Netherlands are calling for kids in youth care to be examined for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a new standard. It is becoming increasingly clear that trauma plays an important part in behavioral problems, and this can be prevented by PTSD screening and treatment, they said to the Volkskrant. Treatments of less than four hours were shown to have a significant impact, meaning the brief periods of consultation could also be especially cost effective.
Samuel T., suspected of raping a 17-year-old-girl in Kampen last year, confessed to the rape, but denies trying to kill her. "I have no words to explain how I feel. I have completely ruined her future", the 33-year-old suspect said in court on Thursday, De Stentor reports.
Nearly half of rape victims were previously sexually abused or assaulted, according to a survey among 300 rape victims by the Center Sexual Violence Utrecht
A massive 53 percent of the people who lost a relative in the MH17 disaster on July 17th, 2014 are at risk of developing severe psychiatric problems, according to a study done by a group of Dutch mourning experts. One in eight of the survivors already suffered with severe mental health problems a year after the disaster
The Ministry of Defense is paying out millions of euros in compensation to veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in Lebanon in the early 80's.
The case against the so-called Utrecht serial rapist Gerard T. is appearing in the court in Utrecht on Monday and Tuesday. He is suspected of at least four rapes in and around the city. A number of gruesome details about how he attacked his victims were revealed during the hearing on Monday, according to AD reporter Ivar Penris, tweeting live from within the court room.
The Ministry of Defense failed its Lebanon in providing information about and offering treatment for post traumatic stress disorder, the Central Appeals Court ruled on Monday.
A SWAT team raided a home on Severinplein in Maastricht at around 8:00 on Wednesday morning and arrested a disturbed man who was threatening to open the gas valve and blow himself up. The man is a former soldier suffering from PTSD, according to the police
The National Center for Psychological Trauma at UMC Utrecht has to deal with more and more young people who need treatment for mental health problems caused by being blackmailed with nude photos sent during sexting.
The Ministry of Defense will help pay the cost of service dogs for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The alleged jihad recruiter Azzedine C., better known as Abou Moussa, is suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This his lawyer, André Seebregts, said yesterday. Seebregts advocated for lifting C.'s custody.
A former child soldier from Sierra Leone has been sentenced to 5 years in prison and psychiatric care for killing his upstairs neighbor in Rotterdam in December 2011.
According to research by AMC in Amsterdam, one in six victims of a serious accident develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Hospitals don't pay attention to this, causing victims to go about untreated.
A 13 year old boy has been sentenced by a court in Utrecht to three months' imprisonment and a playground ban for the rape of a 10 year old girl in 2013, De Telegraaf reports.
The Dutch State has to pay Andy Melaan $1.3 million (around €930,000) because he was wrongly imprisoned for eight years on Bonaire. It is the highest payout of damages for a miscarriage of justice to date, the Volkskrant reports.