11 May '17, 5pm

New study offers hope in targeting focusing, emotional control problems in vets with PTSD

A new study has identified what happens in the brains of veterans with post-traumatic stress as they have trouble refocusing their attention and regulating their emotions – and offers hope for some effective treatments, according to one of study’s lead authors. “There is some hope, because now that we know a little more about what part of the brain is different in its performance after a person develops PTSD, we can target treatment to manipulate that area,” said Maya Khanna, one of the lead authors of the study and an associate professor of psychology at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. The study was published Monday in the Cambridge University Press journal Psychological Medicine. In the study, veterans diagnosed with PTSD had more difficulty focusing their attention away from cues related to threats, and controlling their emotions, when compared to veterans with...

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