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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Christophe D. Proulx, Ph.D., research expert on post-traumatic stress disorder, ptsd
Christophe D. Proulx, Ph.D.
June 09, 2014
A team at the University of California, San Diego, that included 2013 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Christophe D. Proulx, Ph.D., has applied the...
Francis S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., expert on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Francis S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
April 04, 2014
2010 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee Francis S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., of Weill Cornell Medical College, served on a multi-institutional research team for a...
Asya Rolls, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on PTSD
Asya Rolls, Ph.D.
March 05, 2014
From The Quarterly, Winter 2014 It is well known that memories are consolidated and strengthened during sleep. 2010 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Asya...
Victor Carrion, M.D., PTSD Expert Researcher
Victor Carrion, M.D.
March 04, 2014
Working with 7th graders in a low-income, high-crime area of Palo Alto, CA, researchers led by 2000 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee, Victor Carrion, M.D.,...
Bo Li, Ph.D., expert on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Bo Li, Ph.D.
February 20, 2014
Experts have known that fear memories are learned and stored in a part of the brain known as the amygdala. This learned memory can serve as a healthy defense...

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