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Discrimination, PTSD linked to high preterm-birth rates among African-American women

Discrimination, PTSD linked to high preterm-birth rates among African-American women

Women exposed to deepwater horizon oil spill continue to experience PTSD symptoms

Women exposed to deepwater horizon oil spill continue to experience PTSD symptoms

Butler Hospital receives COBRE grant to enhance research on neuropsychiatric illnesses

Butler Hospital receives COBRE grant to enhance research on neuropsychiatric illnesses

Study identifies gene variant associated with accelerated cellular aging

Study identifies gene variant associated with accelerated cellular aging

Researchers identify way to improve common treatment for PTSD

Researchers identify way to improve common treatment for PTSD

People exposed to trauma have less ability to suppress unwanted memories

People exposed to trauma have less ability to suppress unwanted memories

One in 13 children affected by PTSD, according to landmark study

One in 13 children affected by PTSD, according to landmark study

Researchers discover DNA modification that enhances our ability to extinguish fear

Researchers discover DNA modification that enhances our ability to extinguish fear

Sexually abused children with PTSD more likely to provide incoherent testimony

Sexually abused children with PTSD more likely to provide incoherent testimony

PTSD alone does not explain the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in veterans

PTSD alone does not explain the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in veterans

Robots, AI to diagnose and treat patients soon

Robots, AI to diagnose and treat patients soon

MGH researchers identify brain cells that modulate behavioral response to threats

MGH researchers identify brain cells that modulate behavioral response to threats

Mild ecstasy use linked to greater empathy, PTSD research

Mild ecstasy use linked to greater empathy, PTSD research

Fibromyalgia syndrome in adults may be a consequence of childhood sexual abuse

Fibromyalgia syndrome in adults may be a consequence of childhood sexual abuse

Patients taking anti-depressants more likely to develop gastrointestinal bleeding

Patients taking anti-depressants more likely to develop gastrointestinal bleeding

Mental health problems common after concussion

Mental health problems common after concussion

Study sheds light on the development of PTSD symptoms in combat veterans

Study sheds light on the development of PTSD symptoms in combat veterans

Holocaust survivors with PTSD and their offspring exhibit more unhealthy behavior patterns

Holocaust survivors with PTSD and their offspring exhibit more unhealthy behavior patterns

Migrants and refugees do not bring disease and are at greater health risk themselves says WHO

Migrants and refugees do not bring disease and are at greater health risk themselves says WHO

The human brain works in reverse order to retrieve memories

The human brain works in reverse order to retrieve memories