Ptsd

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy Holds Promise for PTSD Treatment

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy Holds Promise for PTSD Treatment

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Using mindfulness instead of exposure therapy may reach more veterans averse to discussing trauma.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Need to Know

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Need to Know

Post-traumatic stress disorder affects approximately 3.5% of US adults and an estimated 1 in 11 people will experience PTSD in their lifetime.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Reduces PTSD Symptoms

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Reduces PTSD Symptoms

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Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms can be reduced by eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.

Traumatic Brain Injury and Associated Mental Health Treatment in Veterans

Traumatic Brain Injury and Associated Mental Health Treatment in Veterans

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Accurate estimates of veterans' mental health service utilization is important for providing high-quality health care.

Risk of Anxiety Disorder Relapse After Discontinuing Antidepressants

Risk of Anxiety Disorder Relapse After Discontinuing Antidepressants

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Researchers examined whether the risk of relapse or time to relapse was related to type of anxiety disorder, duration of previous treatment, and other factors.

Military-Related Trauma Associated With Eating Disorders

Military-Related Trauma Associated With Eating Disorders

In male veterans, eating disorder symptoms are associated with military-related trauma.

PTSD and Fibromyalgia: Can Opioid Combination Therapy Improve QOL?

PTSD and Fibromyalgia: Can Opioid Combination Therapy Improve QOL?

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Opioid therapy was shown to improve QoL in patients with concomitant fibromyalgia and PTSD.

Systematic Review of Perinatal PTSD and Child Outcomes

Systematic Review of Perinatal PTSD and Child Outcomes

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Maternal PTSD during the perinatal period may have a negative impact on child outcomes.

FDA: Breakthrough Therapy Designation Granted for MDMA-Assisted PTSD Pyschotherapy

FDA: Breakthrough Therapy Designation Granted for MDMA-Assisted PTSD Pyschotherapy

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The FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA for treating PTSD.

Pregnant Women With Migraine More Likely to Have PTSD

Pregnant Women With Migraine More Likely to Have PTSD

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Pregnant women with migraine are more likely to have PTSD.

rTMS May Improve PTSD in Eating Disorders

rTMS May Improve PTSD in Eating Disorders

In patients with eating disorders, rTMS of the DMPFC seems to be beneficial for treating PTSD.

Insulin Resistance, Biological Markers of PTSD Increased in Military Veterans

Insulin Resistance, Biological Markers of PTSD Increased in Military Veterans

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Data from 80 veterans with PTSD were studied to examine the biological pathways between PTSD and markers of cardiometabolic risk.

Childhood Maltreatment Associated With Increased Risk of Psychosis in Ultra-High Risk Individuals

Childhood Maltreatment Associated With Increased Risk of Psychosis in Ultra-High Risk Individuals

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Child maltreatment is significantly more prevalent in young individuals who present with UHR symptoms compared with controls.

CBT Program for PTSD, Substance Abuse In Transgender Women With HIV

CBT Program for PTSD, Substance Abuse In Transgender Women With HIV

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Few current treatments currently target PTSD and substance use disorder at the same time.

Eating Disorders as a Result of Military Sexual Trauma in Veterans

Eating Disorders as a Result of Military Sexual Trauma in Veterans

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Veterans who experienced military sexual trauma are at higher risk for post-deployment eating disorders.

Expert Interview: Sex Assault Survivors Troubled By Political Climate

Expert Interview: Sex Assault Survivors Troubled By Political Climate

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Rape has been linked with the strongest risk for PTSD in both women and men, followed by combat exposure and child molestation.

PTSD Nightmares in Youth May Be Treatable With Prazosin

PTSD Nightmares in Youth May Be Treatable With Prazosin

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In cases of PTSD in children, reports showed a marked improvement in nightmares when prazosin was prescribed.

PTSD Linked to Amplification of Pain, Spinal Nociception

PTSD Linked to Amplification of Pain, Spinal Nociception

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Both pain response and development of chronic pain are significantly linked to trauma exposure.

Postpartum PTSD: Beyond Postpartum Depression in Maternal Mental Health

Postpartum PTSD: Beyond Postpartum Depression in Maternal Mental Health

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Postpartum PTSD is an area with limited physician knowledge.

Anxiety, Depression, PTSD Impacted By Occupational Stress

Anxiety, Depression, PTSD Impacted By Occupational Stress

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Stress is the key link between occupation and presentation of mental illness.

PTSD Severity May Be Indicated By Headache Pain

PTSD Severity May Be Indicated By Headache Pain

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Posttraumatic stress disorder severity may be related to chronic headache pain.

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.

PTSD: Similar Effects of High- and Low-Frequency rTMS

PTSD: Similar Effects of High- and Low-Frequency rTMS

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Researchers compared the effects of different active rTMS frequencies on PTSD.

PTSD Symptoms Following MVCs Contribute to Axial Pain

PTSD Symptoms Following MVCs Contribute to Axial Pain

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PTSD and pain share a mutual relationship that contribute to chronic pain syndromes.

Mental Health Pre-Screening Shows No Benefit for Soldiers Post-Deployment

Mental Health Pre-Screening Shows No Benefit for Soldiers Post-Deployment

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Pre-screening military personnel after deployment did not affect the presence of mental illness.

Full PTSD Not Induced by Hip Fracture

Full PTSD Not Induced by Hip Fracture

Hip fracture does not induce full PTSD and infrequently induces partial PTSD.

CPAP May Improve PTSD in Veterans With Sleep Apnea

CPAP May Improve PTSD in Veterans With Sleep Apnea

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

Support for Early Treatment With CBT in Youth With PTSD

Support for Early Treatment With CBT in Youth With PTSD

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This trial indicates that in most cases, youth who are diagnosed with PTSD 2 to 6 months after the initial trauma are likely to require treatment.

Mental Health Impairments Difficult to Reduce in UK Military Personnel

Mental Health Impairments Difficult to Reduce in UK Military Personnel

PTSD, depression, anxiety, and alcohol misuse among UK military personnel is difficult to reduce.

Increased Risk of PTSD in Parents of Kids With Critical Heart Defects

Increased Risk of PTSD in Parents of Kids With Critical Heart Defects

The researchers proposed integrating mental health screening and treatment into pediatric cardiology care.

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