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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment (PTSD)

Reading Time: 2 Minutes Treatment for PTSD includes both medication management and psychotherapy approaches. Many individuals may have co-occurring disorders with substance abuse, and as a result, it is imperative to treat both the substance abuse disorder and PTSD. The two medications that are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are sertraline (Zoloft) and paroxetine (Paxil), […]

PTSD Awareness Month

Reading Time: 3 Minutes The month of June is dedicated to raising awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the general public. Initially, in 2010, the United States Senate designated June 27th as National PTSD Awareness Day but to raise further awareness; in 2014 the Senate designated the full month of June for National PTSD Awareness. The number does […]

Is Erasing Memories to Treat PTSD Ethical?

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Memories, although expressed differently, play a central part in our routine life. This includes the evolution of someone’s individuality which is conceived as a consequence of interconnections among memories. Various brain imaging studies have revealed that the part of the brain, called the hippocampus, is known to be crucial for memory formation. This stands equally […]

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