A lithograph of a woman sitting up in bed while a nurse attends to her.
Death by Nostalgia, 1688
Before its association with a pining for the toys or TV shows of yesteryear, nostalgia was deemed a dangerous psychiatric disorder.
ABOVE: US National Library of Medicine
Death by Nostalgia, 1688
Death by Nostalgia, 1688

Before its association with a pining for the toys or TV shows of yesteryear, nostalgia was deemed a dangerous psychiatric disorder.

Before its association with a pining for the toys or TV shows of yesteryear, nostalgia was deemed a dangerous psychiatric disorder.

ABOVE: US National Library of Medicine

post-traumatic stress disorder

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Jef Akst | May 1, 2020
Those who had developed PTSD appear to be less able to suppress unwanted memories—traumatic or not—suggesting a role for the general ability to control memory recall in the disorder.
Value of Medical Marijuana for Mental Health Questioned
Jef Akst | Oct 29, 2019
A meta-analysis of more than 80 studies from the past four decades finds weak evidence to support the use of medicinal cannabis to treat anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders.
PTSD Researcher Naomi Breslau Dies
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 15, 2018
Breslau found that interpersonal traumas, not just combat or natural disasters, can cause post-traumatic stress disorder.
Trauma Biologist: A Profile of Israel Liberzon
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 1, 2018
The University of Michigan neuroscientist has developed therapies for patients with PTSD and laboratory models to understand its basis.
PTSD Circuits
The Scientist Staff | May 31, 2018
Watch profilee Israel Liberzon of the University of Michigan discuss his work trying to piece together the neurological routes of post-traumatic stress disorder.