New PTSD Treatment Studies — Transcendental Meditation, Sleep, and Ecstasy

PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is experienced by a large percentage of military veterans. Its symptoms include flashbacks of traumatic experiences, stress, anxiety, depression, and more.

The FDA Approves Ecstasy for Clinical Trials for the Treatment of PTSD

Ecstasy, according to the National Institute for Drug Abuse, is a synthetic drug that alters mood and perception. Because the drug, also called MDMA, causes a feeling of euphoria as well as very ...

Volunteers Sought for Study on New Treatment for PTSD

The number of active-duty military and veterans diagnosed with PTSD continues to climb, and to this point, there hasn’t been a very promising treatment plan. That may be changing soon, as a ...

Mask-Making: An Innovative Art Therapy for Veterans With PTSD and TBI

Melissa Walker, an art therapist working with veterans, recently lead a TED Talk about the use of mask-making as a type of art therapy for veterans suffering from combined PTSD and TBI. Melissa works ...

Horse Therapy for PTSD and TBI

Several models of horse therapy, also called equine therapy, are being used for treating PTSD and TBI in veterans. What are these therapies, and how do they work?

Study Shows Possible Connection Between Concussions and PTSD in Veterans

The men and women fighting for our freedom often come home with various ailments, but one of the most dreaded is PTSD. While physical injuries heal over time, post-traumatic stress disorder is ...

Recognizing PTSD

Today’s veteran faces a range of physical and psychological injuries that have lasting, if not permanent, effects. While Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is somewhat familiar, it is becoming ...

3 New Attempts to Help With PTSD: PAWS, Massage and Medical Marijuana

The PAWS Act, aka, Puppies Assisting Wounded Service members is a Bill being introduced by Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer. Studies have proven that animal combined with therapy may result in:

PTSD: Recognizing it and Seeking Help

While Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not limited to military veterans, it is a condition many veterans returning from war experience. It is important to never brush aside these symptoms, ...

What is PTSD and Why You May Have It

PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is not always associated with a physical injury. It occurs after being involved in a trauma, meaning something horrendous, scaring or shocking. Being involved in ...

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