This week’s Medical Minute discusses new laboratory evidence that an old blood pressure medicine may help weaken traumatic memories that lead to debilitating PTSD.
Psychedelic drugs were a hot topic at this year's Society for Neuroscience meeting. Researchers hope the drugs can help people with disorders like depression and PTSD.
The rate of suicide among veterans may be more than double what federal officials report annually because of undercounting related to drug overdose deaths and service record errors.
In 2018, a 17-year-old gunman killed 10 people at Santa Fe High School. But even with an influx of time and money for mental health services, the community is still struggling with grief and trauma.
Despite a high risk of brain injuries, military personnel rarely develop a disabling brain condition often found in former boxers and football players.
Scientists are trying to understand PTSD and other human disorders by studying emotion-related brain circuits in animals, which research suggests may have a lot in common with the human brain.
After nearly two years of grueling shifts treating COVID patients, a group of nurses lost one of their closest friends to suicide. They're determined not to let others fall through the cracks.
An effort to provide worker’s compensation for first responders struggling with their mental health was revived in the Senate after a similar one stalled in the House.
Arts therapies appear to ease brain disorders from Parkinson's to PTSD. Now, artists and scientists have launched an effort to understand how these treatments change the brain.
A bill to provide worker’s compensation for first responders with PTSD has been held up in committee.
Service dogs have long helped veterans with vision or mobility problems. Now the PAWS Veterans Therapy Act will help connect specially trained dogs to some veterans with symptoms of traumatic stress.
This Veterans Day will be Nick Jones' first day as a civilian upon leaving the Marine Corps. Forced to leave the military after he was wounded in combat, he struggled with what to do next.
A personal trainer and trauma specialist explores how a mindful approach to strength training can help people heal emotional trauma.
Patrick Skluzacek suffered from PTSD-related nightmares that were ruining his life. His son, Tyler, created a smartwatch application to disrupt them. The app recently won FDA approval.
People struggling with treatment-resistant PTSD may soon have a new course of care: MDMA. When used alongside psychotherapy, the synthetic substance in...