More than a third of U.S. adults have had symptoms of anxiety and depression during the global pandemic, so Stanford experts are figuring out how to help.
How brain-wave data can refine psychiatric treatment choices
Brain wave data identifies two psychiatric subtypes and can predict best treatments for PTSD and depression, Stanford research shows.
PTSD: A conversation with a Stanford psychiatrist about her new book
In this 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello discusses the new book about PTSD, "The Unspeakable Mind," written by Stanford psychiatrist Shaili Jain.
Brain area identified that may predict how PTSD patients respond to therapy
PTSD patients who do not respond to exposure therapy may have a disruption in a part of the brain known as the ventral attention network.
Improving PTSD care through genetics
Although sparked by trauma, PTSD has a genetic component as well, which can influence what therapy is most successful and provide other insights.
Head injuries alter genes linked to serious brain disorders, new study shows
Traumatic brain injuries, like those caused by concussions, are common. But suffering even a mild brain injury boosts the likelihood of developing psychiatric or neurological …
Exploring the role of prion-like proteins in memory disorders
Over on the Mind the Brain blog, Stanford psychiatrist Shaili Jain, MD, discusses disorders of memory, including post-traumatic stress disorder and Alzheimer's, with Nobel Laureate Eric …
Stanford bioengineer uses his experience in Iraq to improve research of TBI and PTSD
In 2012, President Obama issued an Executive Order calling for better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health conditions. Third-year …
Type of verbal therapy could reduce PTSD risk among trauma victims
Turning on the bedroom light can knock the teeth out of all kinds of terrors. This same concept - seeing things as they are, not …
The importance of screening soldiers for sleep problems to combat mental-health conditions
A new report from the RAND Corporation suggests that treating military members' sleep disturbances early on may be an important step in preventing serious mental-health …
Stanford/VA study finds link between PTSD and premature birth
Scientists have long suspected that post-traumatic stress disorder raises a pregnant woman’s risk of giving birth prematurely. Now, new research from Stanford and the U.S. …
Psychiatric trained dogs help in the battle of PTSD
In an entry on The Huffington Post, Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Humane Society, discusses how dogs are helping veterans from Iraq and …