Newly discovered rotating waves of brain activity that repeat during the night are responsible for forming associations between different aspects of a day's memories, a new study reports.
Researchers discuss the psychological effects of early life stress and parental separation.
Researchers report administering cannabinoids soon after a traumatic event can prevent PTSD-like symptoms in rats.
The NTRK2 gene has been implicated in resilience to developing PTSD following psychologically traumatic events. Previous studies outlined the role NTRK2 plays in memory formation. Those with increased regulation of the gene developed fewer traumatic memories following traumatic experiences.
According to a new study, brief exposure to mild trauma or sudden sounds can permanently alter neural networks and form long lasting memories.
A new study reports preconception trauma can result in the transmission of epigenetic changes from the parent to children.
A new study reports an area of the brain associated with emotion appears to undergo accelerated maturation in teenage girls with PTSD, but not in their male peers with the condition.
Taking a short nap during the day can enhance memories of disturbing and fearful events, a new study reports.
A novel nurturing touch-based therapy called Havening can help reduce distress and improve recovery for those who suffered traumatic experiences.
Oxytocin and cortisol levels are higher in women with dissociative PTSD.
A new study reports on how a single instance of extreme stress can lead to long term neurological changes and trauma.