Memory Reconsolidation for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders and Other Memory Disorders

Rehabilitation from anxiety disorders caused by real trauma that have damaged mental stability may be a long-term process. An estimated 24.4 million people in the United States, in all age groups from young children to seniors, suffer from the disorder we now call post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Seventy percent of adults in the United States have suffered from some type …

Is It a Good Idea to Publicly Share Your Mental Health Issue?

Helping Patients to Understand the Potential Impact of Disclosing Their Condition According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 43.8 million adults in America experience this type of condition each year. That’s one in five adults who share the effects of mental illness on their social lives. What’s more, 18.1 percent of adults live with anxiety disorders each year. These …

USF College of Nursing Enrolling Veterans with PTSD in Study

Linda Hurtado | Tampa Tribune Army Green Beret Brian Anderson came back from deployment in Afghanistan with images that haunted him.  Visions of eight-hour fire fights and the death of two friends left him with odd and overwhelming symptoms. “I thought they were blood pressure issues, diabetes or something like that,” he said. “When I went in to be checked …

Brief Therapy Eases Symptoms of Combat-Related Psychological Trauma

Science Daily | December 9 Accelerated Resolution Therapy, or ART, is a brief, safe, and effective treatment for combat-related symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans and U.S. service members, researchers at University of South Florida College of Nursing report in a new study. They found this newer treatment — a combination of evidence-based psychotherapies and use of eye …

Symptoms of combat-related psychological trauma eased by new brief therapy

Medical News Today Accelerated Resolution Therapy, or ART, is a brief, safe, and effective treatment for combat-related symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans and U.S. service members, researchers at University of South Florida College of Nursing report in a new study. They found this newer treatment – a combination of evidence-based psychotherapies and use of eye movements – …