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Training Could Prevent PTSD in Soldiers

Addressing the proper treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a challenge as the cause for one individual can be quite different for another. It’s also difficult to identify factors that lead to or can prevent the onset.

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Cognitive or Exposure Therapy Helps Prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome

People who are exposed to trauma are less likely to develop posttraumatic stress syndrome if they undergo therapy with a counselor or trauma-focused exposure therapy, according to a new study from Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem. Medication alone did not prevent the condition, and worked less well than doing nothing.

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Cognitive and Prolonged Exposure Therapies Are Beneficial Treatments for PTSD

Treatments exist for those already suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, but are there treatments that could prevent a person who has experienced traumatic events from ever developing the disorder? If so, would it matter how soon the victim began treatment following their exposure? These were the questions scientifically addressed by physicians in the […]

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