Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing or EMDR therapy, focuses on the connection between eye movement and bad memories.
Millions of Americans suffer from long COVID, which can have debilitating physical effects, including fatigue and difficulty breathing. Yet many patients feel abandoned, as federal aid winds down.
Built largely with Western donations, the spa-like retreat provides soldiers with counseling, aromatherapy and more. But most soldiers are there for no more than a week.
More than 600,000 people are released from prisons every year, many with costly health conditions but no medications, medical records, a health care provider, or insurance.
The furry companion lobbied for historic legislation that helps fund service dogs for others struggling with mental health, known as the PAWS Act.
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.