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PTSD common in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis

PTSD common in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis
June 22, 2017

Posttraumatic stress disorder is common among patients with familial adenomatous polyposis, for whom medical trauma from surgery could have been a trigger, according to new research presented at the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting.

Investigators concluded that professional counseling is therefore essential in the comprehensive treatment of patients with FAP, but this need is often unmet.

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Analysis shows suicide risk assessment methods lacking for veterans

June 15, 2017
Findings from a systematic review indicated risk assessment methods were sensitive to predictors of suicide and suicide attempts in veterans, but false positives were…
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Retrospective analysis reaffirms efficacy of TNX-102 for PTSD

June 14, 2017
Tonix Pharmaceuticals recently presented retrospective data that indicated TNX-102 SL significantly improved sustained remission in PTSD. In May 2016, phase 2 findings…
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Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their peers with lower…
CME Article

The Role of Genetics and Epigenetics in the Pathogenesis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, September 2016, Volume 46 Issue 9
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) represents a common psychiatric disorder that can emerge after a traumatic life…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services October 2016 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include strategies to minimize restraint, benefits of clinical simulation in psychiatric mental health nursing…
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PTSD common in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis

June 22, 2017
Posttraumatic stress disorder is common among patients with familial adenomatous polyposis, for whom medical trauma from surgery could have been a…

In the Journals

Analysis shows suicide risk assessment methods lacking for veterans

June 15, 2017
Findings from a systematic review indicated risk assessment methods were sensitive to predictors of suicide and suicide attempts in veterans, but…

Meeting News

Retrospective analysis reaffirms efficacy of TNX-102 for PTSD

June 14, 2017
Tonix Pharmaceuticals recently presented retrospective data that indicated TNX-102 SL significantly improved sustained remission in PTSD. In May…

Meeting News

Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their…

In the Journals

Acute stress symptom networks indicate PTSD intervention targets

May 16, 2017
High centrality symptoms within the acute stress network, indicated as recurrent or distressing recollections by previous findings, were stronger…

In the Journals

PTSD, psychotropic medication increase dementia risk

May 15, 2017
PTSD diagnosis was associated with increased risk for dementia among veterans, which varied with use of psychotropic medications. “Emerging…

CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2017 CNE Activity

May 1, 2017 Expires: 12/31/2019
Topics include integrating anxiety reduction in an auditory hallucinations course, mindfulness and quality of life among patients with schizophrenia…

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

In the Journals

Noninvasive technology improves PTSD symptoms

April 25, 2017
A closed-loop, allostatic, acoustic stimulation neurotechnology improved posttraumatic stress symptoms among individuals who reported high levels of…

In the Journals

Study shows indirect link between child abuse, opioid addiction

April 19, 2017
Recent findings indicated that childhood maltreatment was associated with PTSD, which in turn was associated opioid abuse. “With emotional…

CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services April 2017 CNE Activity

April 1, 2017 Expires: 3/30/2019
Topics include benefits of being an healthy perfectionist, enhancing care models to capture psychological trauma, and consumers of mental health…

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

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