Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Causes of vivid dreams
June 5, 2019
Many things, such as sleep deprivation and alcohol consumption, can cause vivid dreams. Certain sleep disorders may also make vivid dreams more likely.Everyone dreams but not everyone remembers doing so. People tend to spend about 2 hours each night dreaming. Sleep and dreams are...
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Childhood adversity linked to early puberty, premature brain development and mental illness
May 31, 2019
Growing up in poverty and experiencing traumatic events like a bad accident or sexual assault can impact brain development and behavior in children and young adults. Low socioeconomic status (L-SES) and the experience of traumatic stressful events (TSEs) were linked to accelerated puberty and bra...
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'Ecstasy' shows promise for post-traumatic stress treatment
May 30, 2019
An international study involving researchers from UBC Okanagan has shown that MDMA, also known as ecstasy, may be a valuable tool for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Published recently in , the study demonstrated substantial improvements in individuals who had not resp...
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Alprazolam (Xanax) vs. Sertraline (Zoloft)
May 28, 2019

Alprazolam (Xanax) vs. sertraline (Zoloft): What's the difference?

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Psychologists release results of survey of 'Maria generation' kids
April 30, 2019
Psychologists from the Medical University of South Carolina have just published one of the largest post-disaster screening projects in U.S. history. The report, available online through , measured the magnitude of Hurricane Maria's impact on the mental health of children in Puerto Rico.
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Anti-stress brain chemical is related to PTSD resilience after trauma
April 30, 2019
Fewer receptors for the anti-stress brain chemical nociceptin is associated with less severe posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in college women who have experienced sexual violence, according to a study in , published by Elsevier. The relationship between nociceptin receptor density a...
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Not Only the Veteran Serves, and Sometimes, Suffers
April 22, 2017
Post 9/11 veterans and families have experienced more separations and deployments than any other generation of veteran families. This course will provide an overview of the impacts PTSD and deployment have on families, as well as explore ways to strengthen familial relationships.

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