Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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Meeting the Needs of a Vulnerable Population
Extreme trauma affects FKBP5 methylation in survivors of the Holocaust as well as in their offspring.
Emotional enhancement ability predicts symptom severity of PTSD and depression.
Comorbid PTSD and other psychiatric illness has been linked to increased rates of suicidal ideation and substance use disorders.
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A growing body of research finds disproportionately high rates of sexual assault among servicewomen.
When people have expressed PTSD symptoms for about 6 months to a year and a half, the disorder becomes entrenched.
An association was found between comorbid psychiatric comorbidities and headaches among individuals with traumatic brain injury.
The brains of those with PTSD who received mindfulness training changed in ways that may have helped them "switch off" looping memories.
Questions remain as to whether botanically-derived marijuana offers clinical benefit over pharmaceutical-grade THC, its active ingredient.
In prospective cohort study of women, elevated risk for rheumatoid arthritis is independent of smoking.
Stillbirth is associated with suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety and other manifestations of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Mice repeatedly exposed to an aggressive intruder had a difficult time remembering locations in a previously mastered maze.
Decline in QOL and increase in depressive symptoms during hospitalization predict six-month outcomes.
The number and timing of follow-up psychotherapy visits may be inadequate to deliver evidence-based psychotherapy.
New research suggests that a group of drugs being developed for mood disorders could also relieve chronic pain.
10.3% of the participants experienced moderate victimization that increased, and 5.1% experienced high levels of consistent victimization.
Patients are usually women; most have chronic, severe conditions with histories of suicide.
Gun violence places a significant burden on the nation's public health and wellbeing.
After one month of transcendental meditation, more than 80% of active-duty soldiers with PTSD had stabilized, reduced, or stopped taking meds.
Lumos Labs, the creators of Lumosity, will pay $2 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges.
Research and resources geared toward non-veterans is not sufficient enough to help them.
The intervention teaches the entire family approaches for overcoming misunderstandings, diminishing tensions, handling difficult emotions, and banding together.
After rats were given a second, unpredictable shock, they began to show fear and anxiety akin to what is seen in people with PTSD.
Oxytocin increased male mice's motivation for social interaction, though in stressed female mice, oxytocin had no effect.
The imbalance between brain systems, rather than the degree of change in a single system, that determines symptom severity.
About 4% of Americans are currently battling a substance-use disorder.
Generational values and recruitment of higher risk military personnel may help explain the U.S. military's higher suicide rates.
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