Scientists found out that common antibiotic could help prevent PTSD. The study tested participants and exposed them to an antibiotic that helps them to instinctively forget about being scared.
Playing the videogame Tetris hours after a traumatic incident could prevent the development of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Severe weather and other natural disasters brought by climate change can immediately affect mental health in the form of trauma or shock.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in people who have experienced a scary, shocking, or dangerous event. For instance, CJ Hardin, a veteran who spent three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been alcoholic and sometimes suicidal. A treatment trial for MDMA -- or ecstasy -- has helped him recover from trauma.
The US Food and Drug Administration has given its approval on Tuesday for a large-scale, Phase III clinical trial of MDMA, more popularly known as Ecstasy, as a prescription medication, potentially for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, a common condition in soldiers sent to war-stricken countries, such as Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) gave the green light for the Phase 3 clinical trial of Ecstacy as treatment for post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD.
Scientists from the University of Cambridge embarked on an experiment that aims to condition the brain to do away with fear.
American Society of Addiction Medicine cites that drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US, with 47,055 lethal drug overdoses in 2014.
Researchers have confirmed that stress affects boys and girls differently after observing the surrounding brain bructure of male and female patients suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
A new study revealed a sixfold increase in the prevalence of sleep disorders among U.S. military veterans over an 11-year period.