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Understanding PTSD Treatment

Understanding PTSD Treatment

If you have PTSD you don’t have to suffer. This booklet describes therapies and medications that are proven to help people with PTSD.

Epidemiology of PTSD

Epidemiology of PTSD
The prevalence of PTSD across different populations based on recent studies that have assessed the prevalence of PTSD in nationally representative samples as well as in samples of Veterans.

The Anatomy of PTSD

From the frontal lobe (which houses our emotions) to the amygdala (which oversees our fight or flight response), Michael Roy, MD, Col. (Ret.) explains how parts of the brain are affected when injured by brain injury or a traumatic experience.

TBI and PTSD: Navigating the Perfect Storm

TBI and PTSD: Navigating the Perfect Storm

Often people talk about the effects of TBI or the consequences of PTSD as separate conditions — which they are. But for the person who is living with the dual diagnosis of TBI and PTSD, it can be hard to separate them.

The Various Ways to Diagnose PTSD

The Various Ways to Diagnose PTSD

Michael Roy, MD, Col. (Ret.) talks about the various means to diagnose PTSD from evaluations and checklists, which rely totally on a person's self-report, to functional MRI imaging and psychophysiological techniques.

PTSD and Sleep Problems: A Double Whammy

PTSD and Sleep Problems: A Double Whammy

Sleep problems and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) share a complicated relationship, so for those experiencing or at risk for this double whammy, as well as for those treating patients, it’s important to understand how they can influence each other in a cycle. Learn the connection between PTSD and sleep, the different ways to approach treatment, the therapies available, and explore the connection between trauma and nightmares.

PTSD: Types of Therapists

PTSD: Types of Therapists
A clear overview of the therapists, counselors, and mental health providers who are qualified to treat issues related to trauma

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