A team led by NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee Alexander Neumeister, M.D., has provided evidence of dysfunction in a key brain system linked with the occurrence of PTSD. This new discovery holds promise as a target...
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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.
With PTSD now at epidemic levels, ABC News features Foundation-funded researcher Thomas Neylan, M.D. of the San Francisco VA Medical Center discussing recent findings that PTSD is linked to a higher incidence of various...
NARSAD Scientific Council Member Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., and fellow researchers have found that high blood levels of a hormone produced in response to stress are linked to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in...
In January NARSAD announced grant awards to 214 new Young Investigators. Totaling $12.6 million, these grants are part of the continued investment NARSAD makes in brilliant researchers with the most promising ideas to...
Gifted researcher advances understanding of the brain’s biology that leads to breakthroughs in treatment of anxiety and other disorders
“I think we have arrived at a tipping point in the maturation of psychiatry,”...