Through a combination of genetic and psychological testing, researchers have identified factors that mitigate against PTSD. In combat, soldiers who avoided threats were more likely to develop PTSD as a result of traumatic experiences, the study found.
Changes in microglia underlie depressive symptoms brought on by exposure to chronic stress, a new study reports.
A new skill artificial intelligence app for smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo can detect the gasping sounds of agonal breathing and call for help. The AI can detect breathing events with 97% accuracy from up to 20 meters away.
Men with a more fragile sense of masculinity, or whose feelings of masculinity rely more on others, are more likely to act aggressively in order to prove their masculinity.
People who experience "brain fog" and other neurological problems following COVID-19 infection may be suffering from PTSD, researchers report.
The recently discovered Homo longi lineage may be our closest relative. The findings have the potential to reshape our understanding of human evolution.
MDMA shows promise for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. Combining the use of Ecstasy with psychotherapy treatments resulted in a reduction of PTSD symptoms after just one session. 54% of the study participants no longer met the PTSD criteria after two sessions. Patients also reported improvements in depression symptoms.