Ptsd

ICD-11 Proposed Criteria Identifies Fewer Cases of PTSD

ICD-11 Proposed Criteria Identifies Fewer Cases of PTSD

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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.

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

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Rheuatology Advisor speaks with a psychologist about addressing mental health in patients with inflammatory arthritis.

Longer Breaks Between Deployments Decreased Suicide Risk in Soldiers

Longer Breaks Between Deployments Decreased Suicide Risk in Soldiers

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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.

Prenatal Stress Exposure May Affect Childhood Temperament

Prenatal Stress Exposure May Affect Childhood Temperament

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These data may be useful in developing care strategies for mothers suffering from stress exposure and in predicting the temperaments of their children.

Predicting Suicidal Ideation in Veterans With Chronic Pain

Predicting Suicidal Ideation in Veterans With Chronic Pain

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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.

Closed-Loop Neurotechnology Improves PTSD Symptoms

Closed-Loop Neurotechnology Improves PTSD Symptoms

Significant reductions in all symptom scores after intervention in military personnel.

Supported Employment vs Transitional Work in Veterans With PTSD

Supported Employment vs Transitional Work in Veterans With PTSD

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Individual placement and support employment intervention maybe be more effective than stepwise transitional work vocational rehabilitation.

Nightmares in Military Personnel Frequently Comorbid With Mental Health Disorders

Nightmares in Military Personnel Frequently Comorbid With Mental Health Disorders

Nightmares are frequently comorbid with other sleep and mental health disorders in US military personnel.

Emergency Mental Health Services During Hurricane Harvey: Challenges and Lessons

Emergency Mental Health Services During Hurricane Harvey: Challenges and Lessons

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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.

Prazosin and placebo exhibit similar efficacy in post-traumatic stress disorder: The PACT trial

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.

Association Between PTSD, Pain Intensity Mediated by Sleep Quality in Pediatric Patients

Association Between PTSD, Pain Intensity Mediated by Sleep Quality in Pediatric Patients

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For pediatric patients with chronic pain, PTSD symptoms may be linked with higher levels of pain intensity.

Written Exposure Therapy as Effective as Cognitive Processing Therapy at Reducing PTSD Symptoms

Written Exposure Therapy as Effective as Cognitive Processing Therapy at Reducing PTSD Symptoms

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Cognitive processing therapy was directly compared with written exposure therapy for individuals with PTSD.

Reducing PTSD Symptoms: Propranolol Before Reactivation Therapy

Reducing PTSD Symptoms: Propranolol Before Reactivation Therapy

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Mean reductions in Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale scores from baseline were significantly greater in the propranolol group compared with the placebo group.

PTSD Symptoms Most Strongly Associated With Pain-Related Outcomes

PTSD Symptoms Most Strongly Associated With Pain-Related Outcomes

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Individuals with chronic pain and PTSD have poor pain-related outcomes.

Greater PTSD Improvement From Massed Prolong Exposure vs Minimal Contact Therapy

Greater PTSD Improvement From Massed Prolong Exposure vs Minimal Contact Therapy

Prolonged exposure therapy was associated with a greater reduction in PTSD symptom severity compared with a minimal-contact control.

 Anxiety Symptoms of PTSD Increased With CO<sub>2</sub> Inhalation

Anxiety Symptoms of PTSD Increased With CO2 Inhalation

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Researchers examined if inhalation order, sex, or age affected CO2 response in PTSD.

Sexual Harassment: Response to a National Crisis

Sexual Harassment: Response to a National Crisis

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Sexual harassment perpetuated by celebrities, prominent government officials, and others in positions of power is broadly affecting US culture.

Involuntary Brain Responses to Sensory Pattern Changes in PTSD

Involuntary Brain Responses to Sensory Pattern Changes in PTSD

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Mismatch negativity amplitudes may be an objective means for evaluating auditory discrimination and sensory anomaly in PTSD.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Prevents Progression of Subclinical PTSD in Veterans

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Prevents Progression of Subclinical PTSD in Veterans

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Financial burdens of PTSD may be reduced with early screening and treatment in veterans with obstructive sleep apnea and PTSD.

Psychological Distress in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Efficacy of Fear Assessment Questionnaire

Psychological Distress in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Efficacy of Fear Assessment Questionnaire

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The FAIR questionnaire may be useful to identify psychological stress in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

PTSD May Be Mediated by Pain Catastrophizing in Parents and Their Children

PTSD May Be Mediated by Pain Catastrophizing in Parents and Their Children

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Catatstrophic thinking about pain in children may mediate the relationship between chronic pain and PTSD.

Treatment of Torture Survivors in a Global Environment of Refugees Seeking Asylum

Treatment of Torture Survivors in a Global Environment of Refugees Seeking Asylum

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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.

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.

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