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Abuse, PTSD & Trauma

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.
A new MAPS study estimates that payers making MDMA-assisted psychotherapy available to 1,000 patients for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder would cut healthcare costs by $103.2 million over 30 years.
It's normal for a pandemic to propagate fear in both adults and children or manifest confusion or anger. However, when these feelings don't go away, adults, children and front-line workers may have PTSD. Here’s what to look for.
Although many treatment centers are under-resourced, Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT, RYT-200, said in her NCAD session that trauma must be addressed as a root cause of many addiction disorders.
Prolonged exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) did not cause relapses in patients with co-occurring substance use disorder (SUD), according to a study published online in the Journal of Traumatic Stress.
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