Nearly a third of patients who sought emergency department treatment for COVID-19 were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder at a post-recovery health check, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry.
Interventions aimed at managing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in middle age and older adults should consider nutritional health, ethnicity, and immigrant, marital, and socioeconomic status, according to a study.
Specific genes associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) validate the biological coherence of the syndrome and may provide new considerations for treatment, according to a study published online in Nature Genetics.
Augmentation of SSRI or SNRI treatment with the glutamatergic modulator riluzole may selectively improve hyperarousal symptoms in combat veterans with PTSD, according to a study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
At Elevate by Psych Congress, Albert “Skip” Rizzo, PhD, will discuss the current state of simulation technology and address whether he believes clinical virtual reality is truly ready for the practice setting.
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.