Oxytocin — “the love hormone” — may enhance the capacity for compassion in people suffering from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study conducted at the University of Haifa and Rambam Health Care Campus, published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. “The fact that the present study found that Oxytocin may improve compassion.. read more →

MD Magazine  |   Gale Scott In previous generations post traumatic stress disorder was either not diagnosed or not acknowledged. While there is still some resistance to treatment many veterans are now receiving the kind of help that may not have been available to those who served before them. Mayer Bellehsen, PhD, Director of the.. read more →

Chinese researchers have identified differences in the brains of earthquake survivors who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder Tyrone Siu/Reuters Some degree of stress is a fact of life, but not all stress is created equal. Following a traumatic event, nearly 7 percent of Americans will have nightmares, physical pain, inability to concentrate and worse. Their.. read more →

Psych Colloquium Series returns March 16 to Penn State Behrend ERIE, Pa. — When it comes to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), there is no shortage of casualties. Husbands, wives and children often suffer while the PTSD victim tries to combat the disorder. Families coping with PTSD do have prevention and intervention options, however. Amy Marshall,.. read more →

KIMT NEWS 3 — Millions of Americans deal with this issue on a daily basis, but it seems the perception of it is not changing. The word “crazy” might come to mind, but these people are putting up the fight of their lives and are hoping you can understand it. According to the National Alliance on.. read more →