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Mental Health Intervention Reduces Burnout, Stress in Trauma Social Workers

A new study finds that a mental health intervention for social service workers called Caregivers Journey of Hope can help relieve the stress, trauma and burnout social workers may be experiencing while helping residents heal from a community disaster. The findings are...
Sweat-Triggered Brain Stimulation Proposed for PTSD, Other Disorders

Sweat-Triggered Brain Stimulation Proposed for PTSD, Other Disorders

A new study inĀ Frontiers in Neuroscience suggests that a closed-loop brain stimulator, based on sweat response, can be developed not only for PTSD patients, but also for those who suffer an array of neuropsychiatric disorders. believes the new or additional approach...

Sleep Issues Tied to Poor Mental Health in Natural Disaster Survivors

Sleep problems appear to be closely linked to mental health problems among natural disaster survivors even two years after the event, according to a new study that surveyed survivors of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. The findings suggest that sleep health should be a...

Severe Injuries from Violence May Hike Risk for Depression, PTSD

Many individuals who are hospitalized for a serious injury are at greater risk for developing post-injury depression and/or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A new study finds that these post-injury mental health risks are even higher among patients whose...

Kids With Immigrant Dads at Greater Risk for PTSD

A new study finds that children with immigrant fathers are much more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The register-based study, conducted by researchers from the University of Turku in Finland, included 3,639 children born in Finland...