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Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
  Last Updated: Nov 1, 2009 - 11:48:48 PM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
Deep brain mapping to isolate evidence of Gulf War syndrome
Washington, Nov 20 - Researchers are pioneering use of spatial statistical modelling to analyse brain scan data from military veterans, aiming to pinpoint brain areas affected by Gulf War Syndrome.

Nov 21, 2008 - 10:31:43 AM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
Guanfacine in PTSD is no more effective than placebo
Guanfacine, a medication commonly prescribed to alleviate symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, is no more effective than a placebo, according to a study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. “There was no benefit at all, and there were several adverse side effects,” says lead author Thomas Neylan, MD, medical director of the PTSD treatment program at SFVAMC. “People with symptoms of PTSD should probably stay away from this drug and others of its type.”
Dec 4, 2006 - 12:39:35 PM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
Men, women respond to trauma differently
New York, Nov 21 (IANS) Men and women may respond to trauma differently with the latter more prone to stress and anxiety disorders, says a new study.
Nov 21, 2006 - 6:23:46 PM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
Mental illnesses double up in Katrina survivors
According to the most comprehensive survey yet completed of mental health among Hurricane Katrina survivors from Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi, the proportion of people with a serious mental illness doubled in the months after the hurricane compared to a survey carried out several years before the hurricane.
Aug 29, 2006 - 9:18:37 PM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
Psychological debriefing after trauma does not reduce PTSD
Individual psychological debriefing does not reduce the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety or depression after psychological trauma, a new study from The Netherlands has found. People who are highly aroused after a trauma may actually be made worse by single-session emotion-focused psychological debriefing.
Aug 9, 2006 - 12:43:37 PM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
Tsunami Survivors Face Increased Risk of Mental Disorders
There has been increase in the rate of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among children in the tsunami-affected areas of Southern Thailand
Aug 3, 2006 - 2:51:37 PM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
Substantial burden of PTSD among people after disasters
In the year after a hurricane, tornado, terrorist attack or other natural or man-made disaster, 30 to 40 percent of adults who were directly affected may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a University of Michigan researcher.
Jun 9, 2006 - 6:11:37 PM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
Life events generate more symptoms of PTSD than traumatic events
Life events (e.g. divorce, unemployment) can generate more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than traumatic events (e.g. a road accident, war), according to a new study.
Jun 2, 2005 - 4:23:38 PM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
PTSD after Nairobi and Oklahoma terrorist bombings - Study
There were many similarities in the psychological problems found among survivors in the two cultures, following the terrorist bombings in Nairobi and Oklahoma City. However, coping responses and treatment were quite different.
Jun 2, 2005 - 4:23:38 PM

Latest Research : Psychiatry : Anxiety : PTSD
9/11 Babies Have Markers of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Pregnant women present during the September 11 World Trade Center collapse have passed on markers of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to their unborn babies through transgenerational transmission. The findings strengthen the evidence for in utero or early life risk factors for the later development of adult mental or physical disorders. The study will be published online today in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, one of the four journals produced by The Endocrine Society.
May 4, 2005 - 6:37:38 PM

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