Psychology & Psychiatry

Severe COVID-19 ups risk for PTSD in family members

Family members of patients hospitalized in the intensive care unit (ICU) with COVID-19-related acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) experience a doubled risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms at 90 days ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health conditions up in public health workers during pandemic

(HealthDay)—More than half of public health workers reported adverse mental health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research published in the June 25 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers identify potential subtype of PTSD

A major obstacle in understanding and treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is its clinical and neurobiological heterogeneity. In order to better treat the condition and address this barrier, the field has become ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

PTSD linked to ischemic heart disease in female veterans

(HealthDay)—In female veterans, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with an increased risk for ischemic heart disease (IHD), especially for younger women and for racial/ethnic minorities, according to a study ...

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