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Researchers said on Monday they have identified a brain chemical related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that could lead to the first kind of drugs to treat the disorder.
Data in a study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry suggest that certain variants of a gene that helps regulate serotonin (a brain chemical related to mood), may serve as a useful predictor of risk for symptoms related to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following a trauma.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PTSD Press announced the release of the much-anticipated SERGEANT BACK AGAIN--THE ANTHOLOGY of Critical and Clinical Commentary, Volume One.
In the case of post-traumatic stress disorder, not all symptoms are created equal.
Five U.S. federal agencies recently cosponsored a set of expert work groups to formulate common data elements for research related to psychological adjustment and traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Local physicians are currently recruiting volunteers for a clinical trial involving a potential new treatment for PTSD ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan.
By Tom Vanden Brook WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon's top uniformed officer is calling for all returning combat troops, from privates to generals, to undergo screening for post-traumatic stress with a mental health professional, a move aimed at stemming an epidemic of psychological issues among veterans.