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Years after silently combating sexual trauma, female veterans seek help

Years after silently combating sexual trauma, female veterans seek help

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

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

PTSD screening using genetic markers could be a reality soon

PTSD screening using genetic markers could be a reality soon

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

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

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

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

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