Things we can do to help cope with traumatic loss
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A new study finds there are simple activities that can help people improve their mood and emotional well-being on a day-to-day basis after the traumatic loss of a loved one ..read more
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Researchers discover a new role for a protein that helps form memories
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Researchers discovered a new function for a common protein in the brain -- a development that sheds new light on the mysteries of the mind and holds promising implications for the treatment of memory loss and post-traumatic stress disorder ..read more
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Don't look back: The aftermath of a distressing event is more memorable than the lead-up
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A new study suggests the moments that follow a distressing episode are more memorable than the moments leading up to it. The results add to our understanding of how trauma impacts memory and may improve how we evaluate eyewitness testimonies, treat PTSD, and combat memory decline in brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease ..read more
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Psychotherapy effective in treating post-traumatic stress disorder following multiple traumatic events, meta-study finds
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Psychotherapy is an effective treatment for adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following exposure to multiple traumatic events. This is shown by a meta-study by an international research team ..read more
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Traumatic stress associated with smaller brain region
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Research reveals that adults with PTSD have a 2% smaller cerebellum than people without the disorder. The finding expands understanding of the cerebellum's role in the brain beyond balance and movement to include emotion and cognition and also suggests that targeting the cerebellum may improve current treatments for PTSD, such as deep brain stimulation ..read more
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Scientists uncover key brain pathway mediating panic disorder symptoms
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Researchers have found set of neurons that mediate panic-like symptoms in mice, which showcase a novel brain pathway that could be a target for new panic disorder therapeutics ..read more
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Traces of trauma in the young brain -- and how to erase them
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In research conducted on mice a team discovered brain mechanisms that go awry as a result of exposure to trauma in infancy and showed that these changes may be reversible if treated early.    ..read more
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Researchers discover new classes of RNA for learning and memory
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Researchers have discovered a new way ribonucleic acid (RNA) impacts fear-related learning and memory. Researchers demonstrated that a noncoding RNA known as Gas5 coordinates the trafficking and clustering of RNA molecules inside the long processes of neurons, and orchestrating neuronal excitability in real time that contributes to learning and memory. This study builds on earlier findings this year which identified a separate population of learning-related RNAs that accumulate near the synapse -- the junction between neurons that allow them to communicate. In that paper, published in the ..read more
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Distinct brain activity triggered by memories of trauma
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It is well known that people who have lived through traumatic events like sexual assault, domestic abuse, or violent combat can experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including terrifying flashbacks, severe anxiety, and uncontrollable thoughts about the incident. But what exactly happens in the brains of PTSD patients as they recall these traumatic events? Are they remembered the same way as, say, the loss of a beloved pet -- or, for that matter, a relaxing walk on the beach ..read more
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Mindfulness-based intervention shows promise for PTSD in cardiac arrest survivors
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A novel pilot study incorporating mindfulness into exposure therapy shows promise for reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress in cardiac arrest survivors. One in three survivors of cardiac arrest survivors develop PTSD,  increasing their risk of mortality, yet no specific treatment has been developed for this population.   ..read more
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