Psychology & Psychiatry

Ecstasy could help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder

Ecstasy may help suffers of post-traumatic stress learn to deal with their memories more effectively by encouraging a feeling of safety, according to an article in the Journal of Psychopharmacology published today by SAGE.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Predicting post-traumatic stress disorder before it happens

Most people have intense emotional reactions to traumatizing events like road accidents or combat. But some suffer far longer, caught in the grip of long-term debilitating disorders such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ...

Medical research

Study links asthma and post-traumatic stress disorder

For the first time, a study has linked asthma with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among adults in the community. The study of male twins who were veterans of the Vietnam era suggests that the association between asthma ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Potential biomarker for post-traumatic stress disorder

(Medical Xpress)—Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Have we misunderstood post-traumatic stress disorder?

In understanding war-related post-traumatic stress disorder, a person's cultural and professional context is just as important as how they cope with witnessing wartime events, which could change the way mental health experts ...

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