Emergence of new neurons responsible for relapse of conditioned response to fear

Emergence of new neurons responsible for relapse of conditioned response to fear

People with traumatic experience undergo massive changes in the function and structure of their brain, resulting in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Such changes lead to substance abuse, depression, mental and personality disorders, etc. Despite all treatments and care, many people with traumatic memories run a risk of experiencing a relapse, turning their world topsy-turvy. Read more

Poor sleep quality may worsen the link between PTSD and chronic pain in youth, finds study

Poor sleep quality may worsen the link between PTSD and chronic pain in youth, finds study

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental health condition an individual undergoes after experiencing a dangerous or risky situation. It is normal to feel scared after a shocking incident, but it is not necessary that every individual would develop the condition. While some recover from the initial symptoms in a short span of time, others may continue to experience the trauma for a longer time , hence, leading to the development of PTSD. Read more