Advanced neuroimaging can more accurately diagnose traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder than CT or MRI.
Relationship of trauma memories to other PTSD symptoms offers early intervention potential.
Screening assessments are useful for identifying high-risk individuals for early interventions following the unexpected death of a loved one.
When people have expressed PTSD symptoms for about 6 months to a year and a half, the disorder becomes entrenched.
The brains of those with PTSD who received mindfulness training changed in ways that may have helped them "switch off" looping memories.
In prospective cohort study of women, elevated risk for rheumatoid arthritis is independent of smoking.
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.
10.3% of the participants experienced moderate victimization that increased, and 5.1% experienced high levels of consistent victimization.
Acknowledging the challenges facing trauma care providers is key to preventing compassion fatigue and burnout.
After one month of transcendental meditation, more than 80% of active-duty soldiers with PTSD had stabilized, reduced, or stopped taking meds.
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