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Patients with dissociative identity disorder find it difficult to recall specific memories

The memory of people with a Dissociative Identity Disorder works differently than was previously thought.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

EurekAlert!

PTSD can develop even without memory of the trauma

There are many forms of memory and only some of these may be critical for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder , reports a new study by researchers at the University at Albany and the University of California Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, SUNY Albany, UC Los Angeles, California

Wed Aug 13, 2014

EurekAlert!

The Lancet Psychiatry: reclassification of PTSD diagnosis potentially ...

A new head-to-head comparison of screening questionnaires for posttraumatic stress disorder , published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, shows a worrying discordance between the previous version of the PTSD definition in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-fourth edition and DSM-5, released in 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Silver Spring, MD

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Science Daily

Treating mental illness by changing memories of things past

Author Marcel Proust makes a compelling case that our identities and decisions are shaped in profound and ongoing ways by our memories.

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CiteULike

Expression profiling associates blood and brain glucocorticoid...

Delineating the molecular basis of individual differences in the stress response is critical to understanding the pathophysiology and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder .

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Science Daily

Media exposure, sympathetic nervous system reactivity predict PTSD symptoms in adolescents

Following the terrorist attack at the 2013 Boston marathon, adolescents with lower levels of sympathetic reactivity before the attack developed post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms only following high exposure to media coverage of the attack, a study that surveyed youth has found.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Health

Science Daily

Small DNA modifications predict brain's threat response

Epigenetic changes to a gene that is well known for its involvement in clinical depression and posttraumatic stress disorder can affect the way a person's brain reacts to threats, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Duke University, Genetics, Biology, Science, Columbia University

CiteULike

Plasma norepinephrine and 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol...

Plasma norepinephrine and 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol concentrations and severity of depression in combat posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sys-Con Media

MAPS: Petition to Reinstate Medical Marijuana Researcher Receives Over 100,000 Signatures

Board of Regents must reinstate Dr. Sisley at one of our other public universities, providing her with the necessary space and resources she needs to conduct her research.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MAPS Medical marijuana news

Press Release: Dr. Sue Sisley Seeks New Study Location; Ua Denies Appeal for Reinstatement

On July 28, 2014, the University of Arizona denied Dr. Sue Sisley's administrative appeal for reinstatement .

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Marijuana, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CiteULike

Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using the Traditional...

Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using the Traditional Japanese Herbal Medicine Saikokeishikankyoto: A Randomized, Observer-Blinded, Controlled Trial in Survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami The Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami caused immense damage over a wide area of eastern Japan.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Herbalism, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Wed Jul 23, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Greater odds of adverse childhood experiences in those with military service

Men and women who have served in the military have a higher prevalence of adverse childhood events , suggesting that enlistment may be a way to escape adversity for some.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, ADHD

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mental Help Net

Persistent Symptoms After Mild TBI Should Be Considered PTSD

Persistent symptoms lasting three months after mild traumatic brain injury do not represent postconcussion syndrome and should be considered part of the hyperarousal dimension of posttraumatic stress disorder , according to a study published online July 16 in JAMA Psychiatry .

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