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Sexual assault survivors have increased risk for suicide, mental health conditions

Sexual assault survivors have increased risk for suicide, mental health conditions

Novel approach could soon play key role in helping veterans overcome PTSD

Novel approach could soon play key role in helping veterans overcome PTSD

Study finds key physical difference in the brains of people with PTSD

Study finds key physical difference in the brains of people with PTSD

Women and men with bipolar disorder may have different immune markers

Women and men with bipolar disorder may have different immune markers

Isolating veterans with PTSD can constrain healing and further stress the family

Isolating veterans with PTSD can constrain healing and further stress the family

Memories stored in same neuron can be selectively erased, study suggests

Memories stored in same neuron can be selectively erased, study suggests

Specific cerebral circuitry bridges chemical changes and behavioral expressions in PTSD

Specific cerebral circuitry bridges chemical changes and behavioral expressions in PTSD

Risky behavior could lead to more stress, worse PTSD symptoms

Risky behavior could lead to more stress, worse PTSD symptoms

Strategies for parents to talk with kids about their PTSD symptoms

Strategies for parents to talk with kids about their PTSD symptoms

Neuroimaging measures of emotional brain function may help predict PTSD

Neuroimaging measures of emotional brain function may help predict PTSD

Tonic immobility linked to subsequent PTSD and severe depression in rape victims

Tonic immobility linked to subsequent PTSD and severe depression in rape victims

Low resilience, elevated PTSD symptoms linked to ISIS anxiety

Low resilience, elevated PTSD symptoms linked to ISIS anxiety

Key metabolic enzyme fuels molecular machinery to turn on memory genes after learning

Key metabolic enzyme fuels molecular machinery to turn on memory genes after learning

Majority of adolescent girls in conflict settings are victimized by violence, study reveals

Majority of adolescent girls in conflict settings are victimized by violence, study reveals

Study provides greater understanding of psychology behind fear

Study provides greater understanding of psychology behind fear

Study measures increased 'fight or flight' response in young veterans with combat-related PTSD

Study measures increased 'fight or flight' response in young veterans with combat-related PTSD

Griffith psychiatrist receives Margaret Tobin Award for providing first community-based PTSD treatment

Griffith psychiatrist receives Margaret Tobin Award for providing first community-based PTSD treatment

Research could lead to development of new therapies that reduce pathological fear in PTSD

Research could lead to development of new therapies that reduce pathological fear in PTSD

Study finds that veterans with combat-related PTSD have high 'fight or flight' response

Study finds that veterans with combat-related PTSD have high 'fight or flight' response

Virtual reality can be powerful tool for mental health treatment, research suggests

Virtual reality can be powerful tool for mental health treatment, research suggests