Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Did you know that almost half of all Americans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are receiving minimally adequate treatment?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops after a terrifying ordeal that involved physical harm or the threat of physical harm. The person who develops PTSD may have been the one who was harmed, the harm may have happened to a loved one, or the person may have witnessed a harmful event that happened to loved ones or strangers.

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Daniela Kaufer, Ph.D., expert on depression and PTSD
Daniela Kaufer, Ph.D.
August 15, 2014
From The Quarterly, Summer 2014 For years, psychiatrists and scientists who study the brain have noted that a highly stressful experience or periods of chronic...
Kerry Ressler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on ptsd
Kerry Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
August 15, 2014
Bright Mind Focuses On Identifying the Risk Factors and Biological Roots of PTSD From The Quarterly, Summer 2014 Kerry Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., is one of America’...
Kafui Dzirasa, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on stress related mental illness
Kafui Dzirasa, M.D., Ph.D.
August 11, 2014
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have found a pre-existing electrical pattern in the brains of mice that may help identify a predisposition for...
Jacek Debiec, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on ptsd
Jacek Debiec, M.D., Ph.D.
July 28, 2014
One important way that children, including infants, learn how to respond to their environment—for instance, what is “safe” and what is “dangerous”—is by taking...
Kerry Ressler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on ptsd
Kerry Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
July 10, 2014
A research team led by two-time NARSAD Grantee and Foundation Scientific Council member Kerry Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., reports that a medication called osanetant...

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