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Overview of supported treatments for PTSD, including psychotherapy and medication.
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Getting Treatment for PTSD
This article provides some information on what you can expect when getting treatment for PTSD.

Different Ways of Finding a Therapist for Your PTSD
Learn some ways to find a therapist when seeking treatment for PTSD.

Factors to Consider in Getting Treatment for PTSD
Getting treatment for PTSD is not an easy decision to make. There are a number of factors that you have to consider, such as what type of treatment do you want, what type of mental health professional should you seek out, and are you ready for PTSD treatment. This article provides an overview of some factors that you may want to consider if you...

New and Innovative Treatments for PTSD
This article presents an overview of some innovative and new treatments for PTSD.

The Use of Technology in the Treatment of PTSD
Learn more about how technology is being used to improve our treatment of PTSD.

Warning Signs to Look Out for After PTSD Treatment
Following treatment for PTSD, most people experience a long-lasting if not permanent reduction in their PTSD symptoms; however, some people may start to experience symptoms that could be warning signs that PTSD symptoms are coming back. This article presents some PTSD warning signs that you should be on the look out for following treatment.

Ideas for What to Do After Successful Treatment for PTSD
Just because you have successfully completed treatment for PTSD does not mean that your work is done. There are a number of things you may want to consider doing to make sure that continue to move forward in your PTSD-free life.

Maintaining Recovery from PTSD After Treatment
Just because you have successfully completed treatment for PTSD does not mean that your work is done, as there are a number of steps you can take to ensure that you have success in maintaining your recovery from PTSD. This article presents some quick and easy things you can do to keep yourself on the road to recovery from PTSD.

PTSD Treatment Preferences
Learn more about why people may prefer certain PTSD treatments over others.

Making the Decision to Get Treatment for PTSD
Making the decision to get treatment for your PTSD can be a very stressful experience. Who should you see? What kind of PTSD treatment should you get? This article presents information on the process of starting treatment for PTSD, which will hopefully reduce some of the stress associated with this process.

Does Group Therapy for PTSD Work?
Does group therapy for PTSD work? Learn more about the success of group therapy in addressing the symptoms of PTSD.

When Should I Get Treatment for My PTSD Symptoms?
If you have experienced a traumatic event and are experiencing some symptoms of PTSD, you may question whether or not you should get treatment for PTSD. What are some signs that would indicate that you would need treatment for PTSD?

Is an Increase in Distress Common After Starting Therapy for PTSD?
People beginning therapy for PTSD or other psychological difficulties sometimes report an initial increase in their symptoms. Is this normal? Why might this occur? Learn the answer to this question here.

The Benefits of Group Therapy for PTSD
Learn more about the benefits of group therapy for PTSD in this article.

Different Treatments for PTSD
A number of different treatments for PTSD are available that can help people successfully cope with the negative and widespread effects of this diagnosis. Treatments can range from individual or group therapy (often referred to as "talk therapy") to medication. Treatments may be psychodynamic or cognitive-behavioral in nature. They may also differ on the number of treatment sessions required. Reg…

Psychological Treatments for PTSD - What Treatments Have You Tried?
There are a many different types of therapy for PTSD. Share with other readers your experience with psychological treatments for PTSD.

What treatments are best for PTSD?
There are many treatment options for people with PTSD.

An Overview of Treatments for PTSD
There are many treatments for PTSD. Learn about some of the treatments for PTSD that have been found to be effective in helping a person recover from PTSD.

Using Acupuncture to Treat the Symptoms of PTSD
Learn more about the use of acupuncture to treat PTSD.

Psychodynamic Treatment of PTSD
Learn about psychodynamic approaches to the treatment of PTSD.

Medications for PTSD
Medications have been found to be effective in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Learn about what medications may be useful for people with PTSD.

Does Having Borderline Personality Disorder Influence Treatment for PTSD?
Many people with PTSD also have borderline personality disorder (BPD), and having BPD may interfere with treatment for another disorder. Learn more about how BPD may influence treatment for PTSD.

PTSD and Stigma
Some people with PTSD may be reluctant to seek treatment for their PTSD due to stigma associated with the diagnosis. Learn about stigma and how it may prevent people from receiving much needed psychological treatment.

Are there any medications specifically designed to treat PTSD?
Medication has been found to be effective in the treatment of anxiety disorders, including PTSD.

How Effective is Hypnosis in Treating PTSD?
How effective is hypnosis in treating PTSD? Learn the answer to this question here.

Treatment for PTSD - Choosing a Treatment for PTSD
There are a number of different treatments available for PTSD, many of which have been found to bring about a reduction in PTSD symptoms. What type of treatment would you prefer for your PTSD? Do you think one is more credible than another? Share your thoughts on different PTSD treatments that you have tried or looked at in getting help for your...

Treatments for People with PTSD and Other Mental Health Disorders
Learn more about different PTSD treatments for people with PTSD and other mental health disorders.

Is There a Cure for PTSD?
When people seek out treatment for PTSD, they often wonder if treatment will be a cure for PTSD. This article addresses the question of whether or not PTSD can be cured.

Group Treatment of PTSD
Learn more about group treatment of PTSD.

How Electrifying Your Brain Could Improve PTSD
Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation and PTSD

The Problems With Service Dogs, the ADA, and PTSD
Under the ADA, service dogs are often mislabeled as "emotional support animals" - an act with tremendous legal and emotional consequences for people with PTSD.

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) and PTSD
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation uses magnetic pulses that are intended to specifically stimulate certain hypoactive regions of the brain, and may be an effective treatment for depression.

Aspartame and PTSD

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