UK – Stunt driving team helps Wotton veteran get back on track

By Huw Mabe https://www.gazetteseries.co.uk/news/18120834.stunt-driving-team-helps-wotton-veteran-get-back-track/ A WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE veteran whose life fell apart after leaving the army is getting things back on track as part of a stunt-driving team. Tristan Dover, 54, served for 10 years in the army, spending much of his time in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. After he left suffered from post-traumatic stress…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – The Facts – The Myths – The Symptoms

SANE- Australia https://www.sane.org/information-stories/facts-and-guides/post-traumatic-stress-disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder. Some people develop PTSD after experiencing a traumatic event. People affected may feel anxious and highly vigilant, and have intrusive thoughts and memories of the trauma. With treatment, people with PTSD can make a full recovery. The facts People who have experienced…

Australia – We Just Got Closer to Understanding How PTSD Starts to Develop in The Mind

DAVID NIELD 21 DEC 2019 (Illustration Forest/Shutterstock) https://www.sciencealert.com/new-study-maps-out-how-ptsd-develops-in-the-brain-in-its-early-stages# Nearly a quarter of people who experience severe trauma go on to develop PTSD (or post-traumatic stress disorder), and a new study could help doctors better understand how one leads to the other. In time, this might lead to improved treatments, too. As a type of anxiety…

Benefits of Getting Outdoors – PTSD sufferers can get so much relief from making the effort to get outdoors.

Julie Singh Nov12 2019 https://www.tripoutside.com/health-benefits-of-getting-outdoors/ If you’re a self-professed homebody, you could seriously benefit from a change of scenery. Spending time in nature could improve your physical and mental health, ward off illness, and actually make you happier!  As the Father of Western Medicine, Hippocrates, once said, “Nature itself is the best physician.” If you’re…

How Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRET) Treats PTSD

By Matthew Tull, PhD Updated on June 19, 2019 – Westend61 / Getty Images https://www.verywellmind.com/virtual-reality-exposure-therapy-vret-2797340 Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) is being examined as another way to help people recover from PTSD. VRET is a type of exposure therapy that has increasingly been used to treat a variety of anxiety disorders, including specific phobias. Before learning how VRET treats PTSD…

Potential First-in-Class Therapy Gets Fast-Tracked for PTSD

Brian Park, PharmD https://www.empr.com/home/news/drugs-in-the-pipeline/potential-first-in-class-therapy-gets-fast-tracked-for-ptsd/ The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to BNC210 (Bionomics Limited) for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related and stressor-related disorders. BNC210 is a novel, proprietary negative allosteric modulator of the alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor being developed for the treatment of PTSD, anxiety…