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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John Krystal, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on ptsd
John Krystal, M.D.
May 15, 2015
Among the symptoms experienced by people who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are symptoms of “anxious arousal”––feeling tense or easily startled...
Margaret McKinnon, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on ptsd
Margaret McKinnon, Ph.D.
May 01, 2015
For some people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), symptoms go beyond the flashbacks, nightmares, sleeplessness, and tense feelings that trouble many...
Ming T. Tsuang, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior expert on ptsd
Ming T. Tsuang, M.D., Ph.D.
March 31, 2015
Researchers have found immune-system irregularities that may help identify and eventually predict post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These irregularities...
Bo Li, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Bo Li, Ph.D.
January 26, 2015
Fear is a palpable thing to the millions of people who suffer from a variety of anxiety disorders, ranging from phobias to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD...
Alexander Neumeister, M.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on ptsd
Alexander Neumeister, M.D.
October 08, 2014
New research using high-resolution positron emission tomography (PET) brain imaging has linked specific symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),...


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