LearningRx reviews study on PTSD meds and dementia risk

Aug 29, 2017 by

Depending on the medications they’re taking, patients with PTSD may be at a higher risk of dementia. This is especially true if they are taking psychotropic medications....

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Playing Tetris is a “cognitive vaccine” against PTSD flashbacks...

Aug 10, 2015 by

A new study indicates that playing computer games like Tetris 24 hours after a traumatic event may reduce the occurrence of the memories....

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Anxiety may speed up Alzheimer’s for mci

Dec 29, 2014 by

People with anxiety and mild cognitive impairment may have a faster onset of Alzheimer’s, according to a new study....

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Guilt and depression in preschool years may shrink part of the brain...

Dec 8, 2014 by

Kids who were diagnosed with depression between 3 and 6 have a smaller brain region that’s involved in emotion than their non-depressed peers.  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285359.php...

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Erasing memories with light

Nov 21, 2014 by

Neuroscientists at the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience and Dept. of Psychology found a way to erase specific memories in mice using light....

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Size and connectivity of brain linked to anxiety in young children...

Dec 29, 2013 by

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have demonstrated that the size and connectivity of the amygdala (the part of the brain that processes emotion), predicts the level of anxiety young children experience....

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Better mood means better brain injury recovery

Dec 11, 2013 by

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that people with acquired brain injuries who experienced improvements in mood throughout their cognitive therapy had an increase in things like ability to work after recovery, independent living and participation in daily...

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