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Study highlights need for early identification, treatment of PTSD in cancer survivors

Study highlights need for early identification, treatment of PTSD in cancer survivors

New research sheds light on negative effects of stress on the brain

New research sheds light on negative effects of stress on the brain

Researchers find low levels of neuroactive steroid in both obese and anorexic women

Researchers find low levels of neuroactive steroid in both obese and anorexic women

Molecular method reveals brain circuitry essential for alertness

Molecular method reveals brain circuitry essential for alertness

Scientists identify new brain process that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts

Scientists identify new brain process that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts

Systematic review finds lack of data on medical cannabis use in children and adolescents

Systematic review finds lack of data on medical cannabis use in children and adolescents

Years after silently combating sexual trauma, female veterans seek help

Years after silently combating sexual trauma, female veterans seek help

Study highlights experiences of addiction treatment professionals post-Hurricane Katrina

Study highlights experiences of addiction treatment professionals post-Hurricane Katrina

Research focuses on impact of natural disasters on youth

Research focuses on impact of natural disasters on youth

Trauma exposure and PTSD may increase risk of developing lupus

Trauma exposure and PTSD may increase risk of developing lupus

Study examines effectiveness of placebo and antidepressants in children, adolescents

Study examines effectiveness of placebo and antidepressants in children, adolescents

Cocaine users have ‘global impairment’ in brain area linked to impulse and self-control, study finds

Cocaine users have ‘global impairment’ in brain area linked to impulse and self-control, study finds

Early signs of cardiovascular risk found in children exposed to 9/11 dust

Early signs of cardiovascular risk found in children exposed to 9/11 dust

Victims, responders of Hurricane unknowingly exposed to array of health risks, says disaster relief expert

Victims, responders of Hurricane unknowingly exposed to array of health risks, says disaster relief expert

A blood test that can diagnose PTSD may be on the horizon

A blood test that can diagnose PTSD may be on the horizon

Veterans affected with combat-related PTSD show changes in blood-based microRNA, study finds

Veterans affected with combat-related PTSD show changes in blood-based microRNA, study finds

PTSD screening using genetic markers could be a reality soon

PTSD screening using genetic markers could be a reality soon

Trial for PTSD treatment with MDMA-assisted psychotherapy receives FDA go-ahead

Trial for PTSD treatment with MDMA-assisted psychotherapy receives FDA go-ahead

ARDS survivors often leave hospital ICU with prolonged post-intensive care syndrome

ARDS survivors often leave hospital ICU with prolonged post-intensive care syndrome

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

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