Tag: post-traumatic stress disorder

1. In patients with nocturnal symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), prazosin did not significantly reduce nightmares or improve quality of sleep compared to placebo at 10 or 26 weeks. 2. Although the number of serious adverse events between prazosin and placebo were similar, prazosin was associated with significantly fewer...
1. There is a paucity of evidence regarding the benefits and harms of plant-based cannabis for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 2. Currently, it is not possible to draw strong conclusions regarding the utility of cannabis for PTSD treatment. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Medical cannabis use has become more common...
Originally published by Harvard Health. What Is It? In post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), distressing symptoms occur after a frightening incident. For the most part, a person with this disorder must have experienced the event him or herself, or witnessed the event in person. The person may also have learned about violence...
Image: PD 1. Youth who attended the 2013 Boston Marathon at the time of the bombings, in addition to those exposed to the subsequent manhunt, were almost 6 times more likely than non-attenders to exhibit psychosocial impairment in the first 6 months following attacks. 2. The majority of parents and caregivers...
Image: PD 1. A seven-fold increase in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a three-fold increase in severe stress were found at follow-up as compared to baseline following a period of internal conflict.  2. PTSD was linked to cumulative human rights trauma and ongoing family and community tensions, whereas poverty was associated...
Image: PD 1. Patients receiving naltrexone had reduced drinking behavior.  2. Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) was not associated with worsening alcohol abuse.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study Rundown: All patients in this study with both PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and alcoholism receiving naltrexone treatment showed significantly reduced drinking...