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Do I have to be on medication [for posttraumatic stress disorder] for the rest of my life?

The reality of medication treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is that many patients will have to take them indefinitely. Matthew Friedman, a psychiatrist and executive director of the VA National Center for PTSD, notes that psychotherapy—or “talk therapy”—is a treatment that can provide relief in a few months or less. Learn more about the… Read More »

Understanding PTSD Symptoms (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Understanding post traumatic stress disorder symptoms and what it feels like. For those who suffer from PTSD, it is not just one symptom they have to deal with. It is a very complex and challenging disorder that takes over a persons life so that they feel estranged and disconnected from life and from those around… Read More »

PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Part II)

A short documentary takes a look at the problems military personnel have had to deal with concerning PTSD. We also discuss the brief history of PTSD pertaining to the US military from WWI and on. This was a final project for History 7B taken at Pasadena College. We received an A+. Source: Youtube

How do I decide which treatment [for posttraumatic stress disorder] to try?

There are a number of effective treatments available for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Hear suggestions for deciding which type of treatment to try from three experienced therapists. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at Source: Youtube

What is Prolonged Exposure (PE) [for posttraumatic stress disorder]?

Prolonged Exposure (PE) is a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that helps people recover by having them face their fears. Two experienced clinicians explain how patients face their fears by telling their stories and confronting difficult situations. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at Source: Youtube

CBD Oil Combats Veteran’s PTSD Disorder…

Anyone suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) watching a loved one battle the disorder, knows how debilitating it is. Research shows impressive results from one of the oldest medicinal herbs – cannabis. What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post-traumatic stress disorder is a stress response to a real or perceived fear, that remains over time, long… Read More »

Trauma, Addiction and Misdiagnoses

Misdiagnoses can prevent you from getting the help you need. We often find that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post-traumatic stress disorder play a large role in the manifestation of an illness. Learn about the relationship between trauma addiction and how misdiagnoses can skew the picture and how this picture can become clearer when the… Read More »

PTSD II: Researching and treating post-traumatic stress disorder

In the second of a two-part programme, psychologists Professor Mark Creamer and Associate Professor Meaghan O’Donnell discuss research and treatment considerations for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, as manifested in military veterans and people who have suffered severe physical injuries. With host Jennifer Cook. Source: Youtube

Treatment Options for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Trauma affects everyone differently, explains Ernesto Ortiz Cruzado, MD, a psychiatrist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Symptoms that affect a patient’s lifestyle may include nightmares, flashbacks or hyper vigilance. While Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a common issue for people exposed to trauma, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and medications, such as Selective… Read More »

PTSD I: Describing and diagnosing post-traumatic stress disorder

In the first of a two-part programme, psychologists Professor Mark Creamer and Assoc Professor Meghan O’Donnell explain post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, its diagnosis, and how it’s been viewed historically. With host Jennifer Cook.  Source: Youtube