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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Amelia J. Eisch, Ph.D.
Amelia J. Eisch, Ph.D.
November 01, 2010
NARSAD Independent Investigator Dr. Amelia J. Eisch at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas seeks to explain why some individuals...
Alexander Neumeister, M.D.
Alexander Neumeister, M.D.
November 01, 2010
Dr. Alexander Neumeister, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, tracks the response of stress on the serotonin system in the brain and...
Donna Morrissey and her son, Michael who lives with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Donna and Michael Morrissey
November 01, 2010
Donna Morrissey invests in brain and behavior research hoping for development of better diagnostic tools for people, like her son, living with mental illness....
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on ptsd
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
July 11, 2010
From The Quarterly, Summer 2010 Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects upwards of 25 percent of returning U.S. combat troops. Both men and women in the...
JoAnn Difede, Ph.D.
JoAnn Difede, Ph.D.
April 17, 2010
From The Quarterly, Summer 2010 For people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), like combat veterans or survivors of disasters, or those with crippling...

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