PTSD study of combat veterans finds similar outcomes among common therapies

In a study among United States combat veterans, researchers found no significant difference between two of the most common treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and no benefit for combination treatment. The study results are published in the Dec. 5 online issue of JAMA. The head-to-head randomized clinical trial was conducted between 2012 and 2016 by researchers…

The Role of Mindfulness, Meditation, and Prayer After Brain Injury

Victoria Tilney McDonough, BrainLine For almost six years after her car crash in 1993, Melissa Felteau expended much of her energy wanting things to be different from what they were. She’d dream about her “old” self, only to wake up a new, confused, and confusing version of that self. Prior to her crash, when she…

Studies Investigate Relationship Between Brain Injury, Child Development

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and child development are the subjects of two small studies published in the journal Pediatrics this week.  CNN.com reports on the findings: The first study compared the social, intellectual, and behavioral functions of 53 children who had experienced a traumatic brain injury before the age of three, most of which were the result of falls, with…

Two stories of traumatic brain injury spark hope for new recovery center

By Alyssa GoardPublished: AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two separate Texas foundations — sparked after two separate life-altering stories of traumatic brain injury — merged together this January in an effort to give Texas families more support. In 2008, J.D. Hartman suffered an anoxic brain injury when he was 11 years old, nearly drowning in a family hot…

Power Causes Brain Damage

How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their ri JERRY USEEM f power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. It can even make Henry Kissinger believe that he’s sexually magnetic. But can it cause brain damage? When…

Latest News: Greater Needs For Brain Injury Lawyers

Latest News On Brain Injuries Suggests Greater Needs For Brain Injury Lawyers Brain Injury Lawyers who provides legal representation to those who claim to have been injured.After a long period of being relatively unknown and deeply misunderstood, brain injuries are becoming an issue that is being studied more frequently by medical professionals.As more information emerges…