Adolescent psychiatric inpatients who were cyberbullied had significantly higher scores on post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anger, and fantasy dissociation scales than their hospitalized peers who were not cyberbullied, a study found.
After a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, women experience high levels of post-traumatic stress, anxiety, and depression, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
People with high lifetime exposure to psychosocial stress had an impaired ability to produce the dopamine necessary for coping with a stressful situation, according to an imaging study published online in eLife.
An international genome-wide association study of 200,000 people has established that the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is heritable, silencing theories that the disorder is solely a social construct.
A meta-analysis recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that using medicinal cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders cannot be justified, due to a lack of evidence of effectiveness and known risks of the substances.