post traumatic stress

October 7, 2019

Individual acts of violence have cumulative, far-reaching physical and mental effects on victims and communities, researchers write.

October 23, 2018

Murray Raskind, a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine, has helped service veterans get a good night's sleep after dealing with years of nightmares brought on by combat.

May 8, 2018

Michele Bedard-Gilligan, assistant professor of psychiatry in the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead investigator of Project BRITE ( A Brief Restructuring Intervention following Trauma Exposure).

October 17, 2017

"I have so much admiration for any victim who actually comes forward. They're not wrong," Lucy Berliner says.

picture of Lucy Berliner
October 16, 2017

(Downloadable video soundbites)   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 in 20 women and men (5.6% and 5.3%, respectively) reported

Shanda Taylor-Boyd appears the picture of health, far more youthful than her 53 years suggest. But she suffers from “the silent epidemic,” traumatic brain injury. 

In the aftermath of the slayings of nine people at Umpqua College in Oregon, Doug Zatzick shares advice on how to cope with tragedy and talk with family members about it. 

[The third paragraph's reference to the shortage of mental-health care in Washington has been clarified.]

Predicting how a mild blast concussion might affect a military service member six to 12 months after the injury might hinge on clinical factors that can be assessed in the combat theater.

Therapeutic counseling sessions via phone and online video can benefit the many veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who don’t have easy access to mental-health care providers, a new study suggests.


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