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Man takes 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years

Man takes 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years

Veterans research indicates mantrams can control post-traumatic stress disorder

Veterans research indicates mantrams can control post-traumatic stress disorder

One third of soldiers returning from Iraq have mental health problems

One third of soldiers returning from Iraq have mental health problems

Study provides new evidence of the importance of reward pathways in the brain

Study provides new evidence of the importance of reward pathways in the brain

Reactivating a specific memory does not affect associated or related memories

Reactivating a specific memory does not affect associated or related memories

Study provides animal model of depression

Study provides animal model of depression

Study supports a flexible approach to methadone dosing

Study supports a flexible approach to methadone dosing

SSRIs most effective in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

SSRIs most effective in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

Bidirectional behavioral plasticity of memory reconsolidation depends on amygdalar protein kinase A

Bidirectional behavioral plasticity of memory reconsolidation depends on amygdalar protein kinase A

Long-term stress can impair short-term memory

Long-term stress can impair short-term memory

Orbitofrontal thickness, retention of fear extinction, and extraversion

Orbitofrontal thickness, retention of fear extinction, and extraversion

Scientists discover gene which controls fear

Scientists discover gene which controls fear

Black women with chronic pain experience more psychological distress

Black women with chronic pain experience more psychological distress

Heart attack patients run an increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder

Heart attack patients run an increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder

Heart disease patients face greater risk of PTSD

Heart disease patients face greater risk of PTSD

Recommendation that parents limit television viewing of Katrina disaster for children under 12 years of age

Recommendation that parents limit television viewing of Katrina disaster for children under 12 years of age

Stress leads to drugs, leads to more stress and more drugs - part of a vicious cycle

Stress leads to drugs, leads to more stress and more drugs - part of a vicious cycle

Opiate drugs such as morphine leave animals more vulnerable to stress

Opiate drugs such as morphine leave animals more vulnerable to stress

Psychiatric disorders represent an independent risk factor for delay in cancer diagnosis

Psychiatric disorders represent an independent risk factor for delay in cancer diagnosis

More than one fourth of individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) were victims of violent crime in the past year

More than one fourth of individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) were victims of violent crime in the past year