Trauma

A Machine-Learning Tool That Predicts PTSD Risk Before Soldiers Are Deployed
Researchers have successfully tested a new method of predicting, prior to deployment, which soldiers serving in a combat zone are at greatest risk of developing PTSD in the months following their… Read More
Study Examines Potential Resilience to Substance Use Disorder Following Childhood Maltreatment
Childhood maltreatment not only causes incalculable suffering and pain in those who are subjected to it; it is also thought to raise the risk for many near- and long-term adverse consequences,… Read More
Traumatic Experiences May Be Driving Force Behind Sleep Quality Disturbances in Veterans, Study Indicates
Newly published research highlights the significant impact of sleep disturbances on brain health in veterans diagnosed with PTSD who have also suffered mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Read More
Imaging Analysis Suggests How Ketamine Treatment Might Have Helped Reduce Chronic PTSD Symptoms in Trial Subjects
A new study has analyzed detailed brain imaging data of individuals with chronic PTSD who were treated in a clinical trial with ketamine. Results suggest that improvements in PTSD symptoms that were… Read More
Researchers Identify Molecule That Orchestrates Association of Events With Positive and Negative Memories
Being able to emotionally tag important experiences as either “positive” or “negative” and to remember those associations is one of the great achievements and marvels of evolution. When our ancient… Read More