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The Brain Injury Research Center at Mount Sinai Hospital is seeking volunteers who have had a traumatic brain injury and are experiencing difficulties in any of the following areas: • Understanding emotions • Feeling upset for no reason • Losing patience • Controlling behavior • Getting things done when upset • Taking it out on others when upset This online study delivers an emotion regulation
BrainLine sat down with Dr. Edward C. Wright to discuss PTSD. Dr. Wright is a board-certified clinical psychologist in the Home Base Program of Massachusetts General Hospital, focused primarily on providing treatment for PTSD. He is also part of the Wounded Warrior Project’s® Warrior Care Network®, which helps veterans transition to civilian life. Dr. Wright spoke about PTSD and his use of cognitive-behavioral therapies to treat anxiety and depression.
This decision aid from the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder helps you learn about effective PTSD treatment options. You can read about the treatments or watch videos explaining how they work. You can even build a chart to compare the treatments you like most. At the end, you will get a personalized summary.
This handout provides a brief summary of what researchers currently know and don’t know about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. Research on CTE is growing, and more studies are needed to help answer many remaining questions. CDC will update this handout as more information on CTE becomes available.
BrainLine sat down with Dr. Barbara Rothbaum, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and director of the Trauma and Anxiety Recovery Program at Emory University School of Medicine and part of the Wounded Warrior Project’s® Warrior Care Network®. Dr. Rothbaum spoke about treating PTSD and her pioneering work in virtual reality exposure therapy.
Scientists are now able to see that PTSD causes distinct biological changes in your brain. Not everybody with PTSD has exactly the same symptoms or the same brain changes, but there are observable patterns that can be understood and treated.
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.
There are many barriers that people encounter when seeking mental health support from outside sources. Here are examples of what the most common barriers sound like and some recommended courses of action you can take to start moving past whatever is standing in your way.