By Matthew Mientka | May 16, 2013 08:39 AM EDT
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among active military service members, with repetitive traumatic brain injuries significantly increasing risk, a new study claims.
By Christie Rizk | May 14, 2013 08:52 AM EDT
A new imaging study of the brain suggests there may be a biological marker for PTSD.
By Ansa Varughese | May 07, 2013 10:47 AM EDT
In Raleigh, N.C., a four-year-old girl was zip-tied to a baby gate and abused by her parents who now face counts of child abuse.
By Ashik Siddique | May 01, 2013 09:20 PM EDT
Adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have distinct patterns of gene expression if they suffered childhood abuse. Epigenetics may be the key to detailing biological subtypes of PTSD.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 24, 2013 10:21 AM EDT
With trials underway in Europe and the U.S., Canada is beginning their own research on the benefits of MDMA for treating PTSD.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 14, 2013 04:02 PM EDT
Witnessing the procedure, which is not as effective as people think it is, can help people deal with post traumatic stress.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 08, 2013 05:21 PM EST
Wives and partners of combat veterans suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also face emotional and physical health consequences, like higher blood pressure.
By Ashik Siddique | Feb 27, 2013 05:56 PM EST
One in three patients who survive an intensive care unit stay in a hospital develop disturbing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
By Makini Brice | Jan 28, 2013 06:42 PM EST
Fight or flight: those are two general animal responses to the feeling of fear.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 18, 2012 11:13 AM EST
Chronic worriers are significantly more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study that assessed patients before they even developed the condition confirms.
By Amber Moore | Dec 05, 2012 03:20 PM EST
MDMA, pure form of party drug ecstasy, when coupled with other therapies can help people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
By Makini Brice | Nov 27, 2012 04:09 PM EST
A new study has found that a significant portion of bullying victims suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, which can linger into adulthood.
By Makini Brice | Nov 16, 2012 05:51 PM EST
Researchers have found a section of soldiers whose mental health is bolstered by the trauma of war, rather than hurt by it.
By Makini Brice | Sep 24, 2012 12:05 PM EDT
The inmates argue that the lack of access to floss is causing them to lose their teeth.
By Makini Brice | Sep 17, 2012 03:27 PM EDT
MDMA has been used in at least one highly publicized case to aid with a psychiatric condition.