Posted on August 30, 2018

Soldiers And Suicide: Predictive Tools Needed.

Risk Factors Associated With Attempted Suicide Among US Army Soldiers Without a History of Mental Health Diagnosis Robert J. Ursano, MD1; Ronald C. Kessler, PhD2; James A. Naifeh, PhD1; et alHolly B. Herberman Mash, PhD1; Matthew K. Nock, PhD3; Pablo A. Aliaga, MA1; Carol S. Fullerton, PhD1; Gary H. Wynn, MD1; Tsz Hin H. Ng, MPH1; Hieu M. Dinh, BS1; Nancy A. Sampson, BA2; Tzu-Cheg Kao, PhD4; Steven G. Heeringa, PhD5; Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH6,7,8 Author Affiliations JAMA Psychiatry. Published online August 29, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.2069 Question  What are risk factors for suicide attempt among US Army soldiers […] Read More

Posted on July 29, 2018

MDMA (Ecstacy) Used To Treat PTSD: It Might Work?

MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy Phase 3 Trials: FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD, Agrees on Special Protocol Assessment Our highest priority project is funding clinical trials of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) as a tool to assist psychotherapy for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Preliminary studies have shown that MDMA in conjunction with psychotherapy can help […] Read More

Posted on June 19, 2018

Protecting The Brain From Inflammation:

From CU Boulder: Immunization with beneficial bacteria (probiotics) can have long-lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain, making it more resilient to the physical and behavioral effects of stress, according to new researchby University of Colorado Boulder scientists. The findings, if replicated in clinical trials could ultimately lead to new probiotic-based immunizations to protect against posttraumatic stress […] Read More