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Scientists invent drug that stops the biology of fear

Tokyo researchers reveal how the biology of fear works - potentially changing how PTSD and anxiety are treated in future.
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Study says 75% of sexual assault survivors have PTSD, one month later

The University of Washington team explain that while most sexual assault survivors have PTSD one month after the attack - it is common to feel better within three months.
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Indiana team explores nanoparticle cure for neurological disorders

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are attempting to use magnetic nanoparticles to develop a cure for neurological disorders from epilepsy to Alzheimer's - without any invasive or genetic treatment.
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Study finds 47% of US critical care nurses at risk of PTSD

When it comes to facing the COVID pandemic, healthcare professionals were at the frontline and new research suggests that 47% of critical care nurses are at risk of PTSD.
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Scientists find link between emotional regulation and PTSD

Researchers believe that they have found a PTSD marker in the brain region associated with emotional regulation - with the marker being strongest in people with "impaired executive dysfunction".
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‘Brain training’ may reduce symptoms of PTSD

Researchers have found that neurofeedback, or 'brain training', may be an effective treatment for individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) linked to pandemic panic

Researcher's from Flinders University studied the rise in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms as a result of COVID-19 pandemic panic.
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PTSD: Can traumatic memories ever be re-written?

Researchers found that environmental light shown to affect retention of traumatic memories in flies, suggesting a real possibility of change for trauma survivors.
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How is fear formed in a brain suffering PTSD?

New research using a mouse model shows how pathological fear memory is formed in a brain suffering PTSD and how this could be changed.
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Female Firefighters at risk of PTSD and suicidal thoughts

Female firefighters are at a high risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and experiencing suicidal thoughts, compared to male firefighters, according to a new study.
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Does green tea have calming properties?

A new study in the Journal of Medicinal Food has investigated whether the contents of a cup of green tea could have specific calming properties after a stressful experience.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder

What is the difference? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) are rising in prevalence. PTSD is a pervasive and devastating anxiety disorder, affecting millions of people, caused by experiencing or witnessing any event that is perceived to be life-threatening to ourselves or others and beyond our control...

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