PTSD

Common antibiotic may help treat PTSD

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 16:16

London, April 5 (IANS) A common antibiotic which is used to treat a wide range of diseases, from acne to urinary tract infections, may also help treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by suppressing fear memory, suggest results of a trial conducted in a group of health volunteers.

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Traumatic stress affects boys and girls differently: Study

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 07:06

San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) A new study suggests that a brain region that integrates emotions and actions appears to undergo accelerated maturation in adolescent girls with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but not in boys with the condition.

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Wearable device may improve sleep, reduce PTSD risk

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 15:10

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) A wearable device developed by Arizona-based research firm Brain State Technologies could help improve sleep and thereby lower the risk of developing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), suggests new research.

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New York Times negatively framed PTSD in articles: Study

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:46

New York, May 20 (IANS) The portrayals of populations affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the New York Times articles do not reflect the epidemiology of the disorder, researchers have found, adding that "PTSD was negatively framed in many articles."

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