Tag Archives: Research

MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD: Current Research – Michael Mithoefer & Annie Mithoefer

Help us caption and translate this video on Amara.org: MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD: Current Research with Veterans, Firefighters, and Police Officers Michael Mithoefer, MD and Annie Mithoefer, BSN We will present a brief description of the chronology and results of the first completed clinical trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), followed by… Read More »

Babies With Heart Defect Could Develop PTSD

When a person is born with a heart defect they are more likely to develop PTSD and other mental health issues later in life. Sarah Woolf-King, an assistant professor in the psychology department at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY, “The parents need extra support and mental health treatment that is feasible and accessible, and one… Read More »

Ecstasy may help with PTSD

The street drug ecstasy might be able to help those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The Food and Drug Administration says it will allow researchers to find out. Ecstasy also called MDMA is a known party drug that gives users feelings of euphoria, empathy and a sense of well-being. It’s also being studied as a… Read More »

Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder – Prof Chris Brewin FBA FMedSci

Professor Chris Brewin draws on a lifetime of psychiatry research to explain the dual-representation theory of PTSD, and explore what this means for how flashbacks may be treated. Professor Chris Brewin FBA FMedSci is Professor of Clinical Psychology at University College London. He gave this presentation ‘Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder’ as part of the Academy… Read More »

Monterey Marijuana Medicine: The case for medical marijuana research on PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder that’s triggered by a traumatic event that involved the threat of injury or death. Post-traumatic stress disorder can develop after someone experiences or witnesses an event that causes intense fear, helplessness or horror. Source: Youtube

Research Collaboration “Is Really Fun and Challenges Us All”

Meet Desmond Oathes, a research associate and instructor in the Etkin Lab at Stanford University. Desmond’s research studies the physical effects of psychological trauma on the brain, with the goal of treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) using brain stimulation. To learn more about Desmond, visit Source: Youtube

Mike Anslinger – PTSD: Not Just a Military Problem

Current Mental Health Issues on the Border Region: Mike Anslinger – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Not Just a Military Problem El Paso MHMR Source: Youtube


OEF/OIF Marine Corps veteran Mike Rials participated in BrainHealth’s research program for military service members with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Hear from him about how BrainHealth’s cutting edge research changed his life and taught him to walk in the “tall grass.” Source: Youtube

SPECT scan pre post Neurofeedback on PTSD

Dr. Siegfried Othmer discusses the results of pre post SPECT imagery after Neurofeedback. The work with veterans is being done in connection with the non-profit homecoming4vets.org. The Neurofeedback was donated by the EEG Institute, and the SPECT scans were donated by Dr. Daniel Amen’s office. Source: Youtube

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Women Veterans

2015 Health Equity Research Snapshot: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Women Veterans (Minneapolis VA Health Care System) Researchers use brain imaging to identify biological indicators of PTSD in women and genetic tests to understand why some women will develop PTSD while others won’t. Source: Youtube