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Sexual Harassment: Response to a National Crisis

Sexual Harassment: Response to a National Crisis

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

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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

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

PTSD Symptoms Most Strongly Associated With Pain-Related Outcomes

PTSD Symptoms Most Strongly Associated With Pain-Related Outcomes

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

Reducing PTSD Symptoms: Propranolol Before Reactivation Therapy

Reducing PTSD Symptoms: Propranolol Before Reactivation Therapy

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

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.

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

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

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

Ketamine Not Associated With PTSD Development in Military Trauma Setting

Ketamine Not Associated With PTSD Development in Military Trauma Setting

In the military trauma setting, ketamine administration is not linked with PTSD.

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

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

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

Pregnant women with migraine are more likely to have PTSD.

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.