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Abuse, PTSD & Trauma

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.
Repeated intravenous (IV) ketamine infusions may significantly reduce the severity of symptoms in individuals with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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.
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