Can pharmacotherapies prevent alcohol use disorder in people with PTSD? — ScienceDaily

Survivors of abuse and trauma are vastly more likely than other people to develop alcohol use disorder (AUD); according to some estimates, as many as three-quarters of people with post-traumatic…

Morning blue light treatment improves sleep in patients with PTSD — ScienceDaily

People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced better sleep, a reduction in the severity of PTSD symptoms and more effective treatments after exposure to blue light therapy, according to a…

Flint residents reported high rates of depression, PTSD years after water crisis

CNN  —  In a new study, researchers say the experiences of residents of Flint, Michigan, show that environmental disasters like the water crisis can have long-term consequences for mental health.…

Specific brain responses to traumatic stress linked to PTSD risk — ScienceDaily

Results from the largest prospective study of its kind indicate that in the initial days and weeks after experiencing trauma, individuals facing potentially threatening situations who had less activity in…

PTSD symptoms prevalent in family members of ICU patients

Leaving her husband at the hospital was one of the hardest things Michele Garza ever had to do. Though he had COVID-19 and his blood oxygen level had dropped dangerously low, Henry Garza, 55, didn’t…