Monthly Archive:: January 2017

The latest research shows that PTSD and alcohol are a bad combination.

Some new research from the journal, Translational Psychiatry, indicates that people coping with the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder will often turn to alcohol as a way to help, but that alcohol may actually make the symptoms worse. In a study done with mice, researchers concluded that those given alcohol displayed fear behavior

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Psychiatric Research shows antioxidant helps more than CBT with PTSD/Substance Use

Research published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry indicates that an antioxidant (N-acetylcysteine or NAC) ha an impact in the treatment of veterans diagnosed with PTSD and co-morbid Substance Use Disorder. The NAC treated group showed a 46% reduction in PTSD symptoms, compared with a 25% in the placebo group.  Depression and cravings were

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