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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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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.
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 .
Mon Aug 04, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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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 .