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Trouble sleeping and nightmares are two symptoms of PTSD. If you've experienced a traumatic event, find out what you can do to improve your sleep.
Many people have trouble sleeping at times. But it's more likely after you have experienced an accident, war, assault, disaster, or other traumatic event.
You may find you are sleeping too little, or too much, or having nightmares. If these symptoms don't go away, get worse over time, or interfere with your daily life, it might be time to see a doctor.
Trouble sleeping and nightmares are two symptoms of PTSD.
Childhood anxiety, even severe and chronic, doesn’t necessarily stand in the way of success and achievement. But caring parents will do anything to help relieve their children of misery. Scott Stossel, the editor of The Atlantic magazine, tells his story of struggling, coping, and living a very productive life.
We are seeking research volunteers who are having difficulty sleeping and have post-traumatic stress disorder.
We want to assess the effectiveness of a medication for sleep disturbance. People who qualify will complete some paper and pencil tests, interviews, and lab tests.
During this 12-week study, you will receive either the medication or a placebo (an inactive pill) and be assessed for changes in your sleep.
You may be eligible to participate in this study if:You are between 18 and 65 years of age with a diagnosis of PTSDYou have difficulty falling or staying asleepThis is a partial list of eligibility requirements. To inquire about your eligibility, please call the contact number
Dr. Jenny Yip addresses the challenges in diagnosing anxiety disorders in children, identifying the underlying cause of anxiety, and providing appropriate and effective treatment. Listen here.
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C. Alec Pollard, PhD
Founder and Director, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute Anxiety Disorders Center
Professor, Community and Family Medicine, St. Louis University
Author and coauthor of more than 80 publications about anxiety disorders and related topics
Dr. Pollard explains a strategy that teaches family members to shape treatment-seeking behavior in someone with an anxiety disorder.