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Israel seeks to beat PTSD with ‘ecstasy’ therapy

MMDMA, the active component in the drug known to night-clubbers as ecstasy, helps cure post-traumatic stress disorder. 

It’s never just about cancer

Cancer elicits a cascade of events, thoughts and emotions which are often insufficiently addressed.

Anxiety disorders: When it’s more than just in the mind

Constant anxiety can affect our digestive, urinary and even respiratory systems, cause risk of infections, and changes in cardiovascular function.

Ecstasy may relieve the agony of PTSD: study

Better known to nightclubbers as ecstasy, the euphoria-inducing drug MDMA appears to alleviate Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in war veterans, firefighters, and police officers, researchers said Wednesday.

Joaquin Phoenix plumbs depths of PTSD in dark hitman role

Scottish filmmaker returns with "You Were Never Really Here," a study of post-traumatic stress disorder that is every bit as visceral.

PTSD an ongoing fight for generation of Iraq War vets

Estimates vary, but the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) believes about 13-20% of Iraq War vets suffer from PTSD.

Cancer survivors often living with PTSD

Study by UKM's Caryn Chan shows that even if cancer patients do not have full-blown post-traumatic stress disorder most experience some symptoms of it.

Study: Most Ranau earthquake victims showed high level of trauma

First local study on earthquake’s impact on mental health shows 2015 Ranau earthquake victims felt traumatised and dissociated, but follow-up research needs to be done.