Latest Traumatic memories Stories

2014-02-05 23:27:30

Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center for substance abuse in South Florida, released a statement today commenting on a recent study involving an epigenetic drug. The study suggests that the drug could be successful in wiping away fear or stress-based memories. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Aid in Recovery, one of South Florida’s premier drug and alcohol treatment centers, released a statement today commenting on a new study involving the use of an...

PTSD Treatment Combines Psychotherapy And HDAC2 Inhibitor
2014-01-17 05:07:59

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately eight million Americans are afflicted with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This condition is characterized by severe anxiety that can be traced back to a traumatic event such as a battle or violent attack. Because of the difficulties in treating this disorder with behavioral approaches, these traumatic memories often last throughout a lifetime. Although many patients are treated with psychotherapy in order to...

2013-09-27 23:25:06

Scientists may soon develop a pill that removes traumatic memories from your brain. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Mental health treatment centers around the world are reviewing a newly released study from the Scripps Research Institute that may allow scientists and drug manufacturers to eventually create memory blocking prescription drugs. Scientists at Scripps Research Institute have studied rat brains and discovered that they are able to eliminate certain strong,...

Some Fears May Be Eliminated Just By Going To Sleep
2013-09-23 09:25:43

[ Watch the Video: Never Fear! Just Sleep On It! ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has shown some fears could be unlearned while a person sleeps. Using specific odors, such as woody or floral scents, scientists were able to reduce the reactions of subjects who were trained to fear a pair of faces prior to the study. Going forward, the researchers say this new technique could be used to treat people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder...

2013-04-07 23:00:14

Fear is actually the product of a reconsolidated memory, which can enhance the trauma of what is possibly a value-neutral experience or event. This was the conclusion of a recent study showing the possibility of erasing a fear by reconditioning the memory of it, eReflect says. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Not all memories are pleasant ones. There are many times when people might want to have something like a memory-erasing pill that they could take to forget an unpleasant event....

2012-10-16 11:36:29

A brain pathway that is stimulated by traumatic or fearful experiences can be disrupted by two compounds that show promise for preventing post-traumatic stress disorder, Indiana University researchers reported. In a presentation prepared for the Neuroscience 2012 scientific conference in New Orleans Oct. 13 to 17, Anantha Shekhar and colleagues from IU reported the results of experiments with rats using a standard methodology called a conditioned fear test. The neural signaling...

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