Seeking and Studying Alternative PTSD Treatments

WUSF Public Media | Bobbie O’Brien Studies show that only about half of the veterans who need mental health care seek treatment. And of those who get care – many drop-out before treatment is complete. “So, we’re only reaching a third of people ultimately who need the treatment,” said retired Army Col. Dr. Charles Hoge. He works as a civilian …

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 – …