Abuse, PTSD & Trauma

After a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), 1 in 5 patients went on to experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or major depressive disorder (MDD) within the next 6 months, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.


While 40% of US veterans experienced remission of treatment-resistant major depression after receiving repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), TMS failed to significantly outperform sham treatment in a new study.

Combined with care as usual, service dogs seem to offer both psychologic as well as physiologic benefits for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), suggests a study published online in Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Strong sibling ties can help buffer adolescents from the stress of witnessing parents' battles and unresolved conflicts, a small study suggests.

People who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other stress-related psychiatric issues may be at higher risk for development of autoimmune diseases, a Swedish study suggests.

Julie Carbray

Psych Congress Steering Committee member Julie Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP, PMHCNS, discusses how to tell the difference between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and past trauma.