Science News About Military Servicemembers
- Brain Biomarkers Could Help Identify Those at Risk of Severe PTSD
This study has shed light on the neurocomputational contributions to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder in combat veterans, finding distinct patterns for how the brain and body respond to learning danger and safety depending on the severity of PTSD symptoms.
- A Shorter—but Effective—Treatment for PTSD
Research supported by the National Institute of Mental Health has shown that a shorter therapy (written exposure therapy) may be just as effective as lengthier first-line treatments for PTSD.