Latest Kerry Ressler Stories
New findings from the Grady Trauma Project report that traumatized people who take a type of blood pressure medication often have less intense post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms.
High blood levels of a hormone produced in response to stress are linked to post-traumatic stress disorder in women but not men, a study from researchers at Emory University and the University of Vermont has found.
Research on the molecular biology of fear could lead to better methods for treating individuals suffering from anxiety disorders.
Draw a map of the brain when fear and anxiety are involved, and the amygdalaâ€”the brain's almond-shaped center for panic and fight-or-flight responsesâ€”looms large.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.