Tag: PTSD

Different Types of Anxiety

Originally found on https://www.medicaldaily.com/anxiety-disorders-ocd-well-being-ptsd-393308 If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you’ve likely branded yourself an “anxious” person at some point. But there is no such thing as one anxiety disease: There are several different types, and it’s possible to suffer from a few of them at the same time. Anxiety disorders affect some 40 million adults in the…

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Insomnia Patients show Altered Activity in Brain

Originally found on https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161019162505.htm Specific brain regions, including those involved in awareness of self and tendency to ruminate, show altered activity in patients with insomnia when compared to good sleepers, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine published this week in the journal SLEEP. In what is the largest…

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Reconditioning the brain to overcome fear

Originally found on https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-11/uoc-rtb111816.php Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology. Their technique, published in the inaugural edition of Nature Human Behaviour, could lead to a new way of treating patients with conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and…

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Promising anxiety treatment awaiting acceptance

Originally found on http://www.houstonchronicle.com/life/article/Promising-anxiety-treatment-awaiting-acceptance-8325136.php At his private clinic near Greenway Plaza, Steve Cochran practices one of the most promising therapies you’ve likely never heard of. He specializes in neurofeedback, a technique designed to make a person calmer and more focused. Clients, who fly in from as far as California, come to the Neurotherapy Center of…

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