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Study: Prazosin No Better at Helping PTSD Patients with Nightmares

Prazosin is a common drug prescribed for blood pressure, but it is also prescribed to some post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients to deal with nightmares. Now, new research suggests that it may not be doing much good. In a recent study known as PACT, researchers looked at Prazosin and how it may affect individuals with …

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Who is Most Likely to Suffer from Depression?

Depression is a mental health condition that affects millions of Americans, but did you know that its prevalence varies according to individual traits (“Facts and Statistics,” 2018)? This is what one new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently discovered (“Prevalence of Depression Among Adults Aged 20 and Over: United States, …

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Study: More Teen Girls are Inflicting Self-Harm, But Why?

What would you do if you found out a young female in your life was contemplating suicide? New research suggests that incidents of self-harm are rising among young girls and women. Recently, a letter published by the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at the rates of suicide among young adults (Mercado, Holland, Leemis, …

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