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New Research Could Bring First Drug To Fight PTSD
2011-09-06 13:17:09

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.

2011-09-06 11:05:42

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.

2011-07-01 14:40:00

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.

2011-03-01 13:59:10

In the case of post-traumatic stress disorder, not all symptoms are created equal.

2010-11-18 17:09:24

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).

2010-01-20 08:47:00

Local physicians are currently recruiting volunteers for a clinical trial involving a potential new treatment for PTSD ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan.

2008-10-13 06:00:44

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.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.