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ptsd

Battle at home
Published Fall 2020
Facing frequent moves, prolonged family separation, and scattered medical records, military spouses and children face unique risk factors for mental illness / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mental health
Study points to psychological fallout of drug overdoses
Published Aug 7, 2020
Study of female sex workers in Baltimore City suggests that overdose treatment programs should include strong mental health component
Brain science
Why MDMA may help treat PTSD
Published April 4, 2019
In mouse study, MDMA is shown to reactivate a learning period for social rewards, allowing test subjects to form positive associations where none existed before
Intensive care
Post-ICU blues
Published April 25, 2016
Study: ICU stays can increase risks of depression, anxiety, PTSD / Hopkins Medicine
Mightier than the sword
Published Summer 2014
Veteran Ron Capps helps vets use writing to find a way out of post-traumatic stress disorder / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Treating the trauma of intensive care
Published Summer 2013
A recent study of ICU survivors found that one-third experienced PTSD symptoms for up to two years / Johns Hopkins Magazine