As more patients are discharged from stressed ICUs, they face multiple problems brought on by the pandemic.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Memories of trauma are unique because of how brains and bodies respond to threat.
Michigan Medicine researchers sought to find out if they can anticipate who will be affected by psychiatric morbidity after surviving acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Veterans already have an increased risk of suicide. Those with substance use disorders or mental health conditions are in particular need of help, a new study asserts.
Many asylum cases tied to trauma could be strengthened by medical and psychological evaluations, lawyers say. But not enough doctors provide or are trained to do them.
Building on past research, U-M scientists propose a unified way to explain many of the symptoms and much of the neurobiology of PTSD.