Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Veterans With Comorbid Posttraumatic Headache and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder SymptomsA Randomized Clinical Trial

Importance Posttraumatic headache is the most disabling complication of mild traumatic brain injury. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are often comorbid with posttraumatic headache, and there are no established treatments for this comorbidity. Objective To compare cognitive behavioral therapies (CBTs) for headache and PTSD with treatment per usual (TPU) for posttraumatic headache attributable to mild …

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Exploring Posttraumatic #Stress Disorder as a #Cardiovascular Risk Factor in Women VeteransThe Heart of the Matter

The connection between emotional and physical health has long been recognized, with a great deal of research focusing on the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The landmark INTERHEART study1 of nearly 30 000 people from 52 countries found that psychosocial factors, including depression and stressful life events, accounted for approximately one-third of the population-attributable risk of …

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A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Transcendental #Meditation as Treatment for #Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans

Preliminary studies have demonstrated the efficacy of Transcendental Meditation (TM) for treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The present study extended previous research with a pilot trial of TM as a treatment for PTSD via a single‐blinded, randomized controlled design. veterans with PTSD (N = 40) were assigned to a TM intervention or treatment‐as‐usual (TAU) control …

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Post-traumatic growth during the #COVID-19 pandemic in carers of children in Portugal and the UK: cross-sectional online survey

Although the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health have attracted interest, little attention has focused on its positive effects and possible post-traumatic growth. Aims To assess anxiety, well-being and post-traumatic growth in carers of children aged 6–16 years in Portugal and the UK. Method A cross-sectional online survey of volunteers conducted at …

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Post-traumatic stress disorder ( #PTSD ) in mid-age and older adults differs by immigrant status and ethnicity, #nutrition, and other determinants of health in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA)

This study aimed to address knowledge gaps about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in mid-age and older adults, with particular attention to the relationship of PTSD with nutrition and with ethnicity and immigrant status. Methods Binary logistic regression analysis of weighted comprehensive cohort data from the baseline Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA; n = 27,211) was conducted …

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