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PTSD From Childbirth Can Have Lasting Consequences for Parents

PTSD From Childbirth Can Have Lasting Consequences for Parents

PTSD developments from childbirth can have lasting consequences and should be examined further by OBGYNs.

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CPAP May Improve PTSD in Veterans With Sleep Apnea

CPAP May Improve PTSD in Veterans With Sleep Apnea

Utilizing CPAP is thought to promote consolidation of emotional memory, which may assist in recovery from traumatic events.

PTSD Research Highlights Early Intervention Strategies

PTSD Research Highlights Early Intervention Strategies

Relationship of trauma memories to other PTSD symptoms offers early intervention potential.

PTSD Risk Following Unexpected Death of a Loved One May Be Predictable

PTSD Risk Following Unexpected Death of a Loved One May Be Predictable

Screening assessments are useful for identifying high-risk individuals for early interventions following the unexpected death of a loved one.

Cognitive Therapy Benefits Only Some Patients with PTSD

Cognitive Therapy Benefits Only Some Patients with PTSD

When people have expressed PTSD symptoms for about 6 months to a year and a half, the disorder becomes entrenched.

Mindfulness Training Changes Brain Connectivity in PTSD

Mindfulness Training Changes Brain Connectivity in PTSD

The brains of those with PTSD who received mindfulness training changed in ways that may have helped them "switch off" looping memories.

PTSD Symptoms May Increase Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

PTSD Symptoms May Increase Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

In prospective cohort study of women, elevated risk for rheumatoid arthritis is independent of smoking.

Post Stem Cell Transplant, Depression and PTSD Common

Post Stem Cell Transplant, Depression and PTSD Common

Decline in QOL and increase in depressive symptoms during hospitalization predict six-month outcomes.

Improvements Needed in Treating Veterans With PTSD, Depression

Improvements Needed in Treating Veterans With PTSD, Depression

The number and timing of follow-up psychotherapy visits may be inadequate to deliver evidence-based psychotherapy.

Harassment of LGBT Youths Can Lead To Lasting Depression, PTSD

Harassment of LGBT Youths Can Lead To Lasting Depression, PTSD

10.3% of the participants experienced moderate victimization that increased, and 5.1% experienced high levels of consistent victimization.

Trauma Teams Face High Rates of Compassion Fatigue, Burnout

Trauma Teams Face High Rates of Compassion Fatigue, Burnout

Acknowledging the challenges facing trauma care providers is key to preventing compassion fatigue and burnout.

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