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Abuse, PTSD & Trauma

August 01, 2020
While many addiction treatment providers may not feel equipped to deal with the depths of trauma work with patients, Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT, RYT-200, offered a word of caution to NCAD attendees in a Saturday session: Pandora’s box is already open.
July 28, 2020
Prolonged exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) did not cause relapses in patients with co-occurring substance use disorder (SUD), according to a study published online in the Journal of Traumatic Stress.
July 25, 2020
With costs dropping, graphics improving, and an evidence base that is growing, virtual reality (VR) technology is positioned to play a bigger role in mental health care in the coming years.
April 28, 2020
BLOG: Now is the time for us as mental health care providers to begin to prepare ways to reach out to our colleagues on the frontlines to make our services more easily available, starting with the assumption that they are traumatized until proven otherwise.
April 13, 2020
A new report from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor found troubling levels of conflict between parents and children about 1 week after federal social distancing guidelines began.
April 06, 2020
Stress-related disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, are associated with a considerably higher risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases, according to a study published online in JAMA Neurology. 
March 11, 2020
At Elevate by Psych Congress, Albert “Skip” Rizzo, PhD, will discuss the current state of simulation technology and address whether he believes clinical virtual reality is truly ready for the practice setting.
March 02, 2020
A generalized disruption in the brain’s memory control system may explain why people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are unable to suppress unwanted memories, a study published in the journal Science suggests.
February 20, 2020
Psychiatrist Sarah Vinson, MD, associate clinical professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, will coach attendees on trauma diagnosis and treatment at the upcoming Elevate by Psych Congress conference.
January 27, 2020
Adolescent psychiatric inpatients who were cyberbullied had significantly higher scores on post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anger, and fantasy dissociation scales than their hospitalized peers who were not cyberbullied, a study found.
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