Tag: ptsd

PTSD Understood: A multi-media journey

PTSD Understood: A multi-media journey

PTSD is the anxiety disorder that we investigate and study to satisfy the “anxiety disorder” component of the IB psychology learning outcomes. Your Task: ¬†You must go online to discover 1 article as well as 1 youtube video that elucidates the symptoms of PTSD but […]

Treatment for Depression Understood

Treatment for Depression Understood

Treatment: As far as the IB is concerned, there are 4 main types of treatment for disorders: Biomedical, Individual, Group & Eclectic. By far, the most popular treatment practiced today is the Eclectic Approach to treatment which is a combination of 2 or more of […]

Biological Evidence of PTSD

Biological Evidence of PTSD

Interesting article below elucidating recent studies on specific opiate receptors in brain that are active/inactive in patients with PTSD and the hope that greater understanding of brain regions involved in PTSD could lead to a more specific treatment. The lead doctor writes: “Our study points […]