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By On August 19th, 2016

Could a Wearable ‘Visor’ Reduce The Risk Of PTSD?

Sleep disturbances have long been associated with post-traumatic stress disorder and recent research suggests it may even play a role in the development of PTSD. With this in mind, a group of researchers from Brain State Technologies has set out to develop a tool they believe could reduce the risk of PTSD in individuals by…

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By On March 16th, 2015

New Tool Can Predict Who is at High Risk for PTSD Following a Traumatic Event

Researchers have steadily been identifying individual risk factors for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and now a team has brought them all together into a new computational tool capable of identifying up to 800 different factors for PTSD in individuals. The tool could be very helpful in creating a personalized PTSD prediction guide which would make…

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By On October 3rd, 2014

Mini-Strokes Linked To Higher Risk of Developing PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is most associated with war and natural disasters, but a study published Oct. 2 online in the journal Stroke says mini-strokes may also be linked to a heightened risk for developing PTSD. In the relatively small study, nearly a third of participants who suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA), frequently called a…

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By On September 24th, 2014

Women With PTSD Symptoms Linked With Higher Risk of Food Addiction

Women with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are at nearly double the risk of becoming addicted to food compared to women without the disorder, according to a recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry. The study didn’t find a clear causation between the two condition, but it could potentially explain a long-observed association between PTSD…

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