The results demonstrated that the proposed revision was less likely to identify patients with mild to moderate post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms who might still require treatment.
Rheuatology Advisor speaks with a psychologist about addressing mental health in patients with inflammatory arthritis.
Analyses revealed that the likelihood of suicide attempts during or after second deployment were twice as high in soldiers whose first deployment occurred within their initial 12 months of service.
These data may be useful in developing care strategies for mothers suffering from stress exposure and in predicting the temperaments of their children.
A number of factors including chronic pain co-occurring with posttraumatic stress disorder and pain interference may predict suicidal ideation and violent impulses in US veterans with chronic pain.
Significant reductions in all symptom scores after intervention in military personnel.
Individual placement and support employment intervention maybe be more effective than stepwise transitional work vocational rehabilitation.
Nightmares are frequently comorbid with other sleep and mental health disorders in US military personnel.
Bipolar disorder (31.9%), depression (19.8%), schizophrenia (14.2%), and anxiety disorders (9.1%) were the most common mental health issues reported. Approximately 13% of evacuees with a mental health concern reported a history of post-traumatic stress disorder.
In patients with nocturnal symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), prazosin did not significantly reduce nightmares or improve quality of sleep compared with placebo at 10 or 26 weeks.
For pediatric patients with chronic pain, PTSD symptoms may be linked with higher levels of pain intensity.
Cognitive processing therapy was directly compared with written exposure therapy for individuals with PTSD.
Mean reductions in Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale scores from baseline were significantly greater in the propranolol group compared with the placebo group.
Individuals with chronic pain and PTSD have poor pain-related outcomes.
Prolonged exposure therapy was associated with a greater reduction in PTSD symptom severity compared with a minimal-contact control.
Researchers examined if inhalation order, sex, or age affected CO2 response in PTSD.
Sexual harassment perpetuated by celebrities, prominent government officials, and others in positions of power is broadly affecting US culture.
Mismatch negativity amplitudes may be an objective means for evaluating auditory discrimination and sensory anomaly in PTSD.
Financial burdens of PTSD may be reduced with early screening and treatment in veterans with obstructive sleep apnea and PTSD.
The FAIR questionnaire may be useful to identify psychological stress in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Catatstrophic thinking about pain in children may mediate the relationship between chronic pain and PTSD.
Although PTSD is a significant component of the ongoing trauma from torture, it is far from representative of the whole spectrum of physical, mental, and psychological distress that survivors experience.
Using mindfulness instead of exposure therapy may reach more veterans averse to discussing trauma.
Post-traumatic stress disorder affects approximately 3.5% of US adults and an estimated 1 in 11 people will experience PTSD in their lifetime.
Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms can be reduced by eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.
Accurate estimates of veterans' mental health service utilization is important for providing high-quality health care.
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.
In male veterans, eating disorder symptoms are associated with military-related trauma.
Opioid therapy was shown to improve QoL in patients with concomitant fibromyalgia and PTSD.
Maternal PTSD during the perinatal period may have a negative impact on child outcomes.
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