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Review: Auditory Hallucinations, Composed
Ajai Raj | Jan 16, 2014
A pair of one-act chamber operas takes the audience inside the world of imagined sound.
Opioid Receptors Implicated in PTSD
Dan Cossins | Jun 7, 2013
A compound that targets a particular opioid receptor in the amygdala reduces the formation of PTSD-like systems in mice subjected to severe trauma.
Ketamine Encourages Nerve Remodeling
Jef Akst | Oct 16, 2012
The commonly abused hallucinogen shows promise in extinguishing fear in rats, pointing to possible benefits for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Stuff of Nightmares
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 1, 2012
Researchers working in war-torn countries find hints to the molecular roots of posttraumatic stress disorder.
Can War Injuries Spawn Massacres?
Bob Grant | Mar 21, 2012
Recent research on the neurological effects of combat might play a role in the defense trial of a US Army soldier who is accused killed 16 Afghan civilians.
Soldiers' Amygdalae Show Scars
Kerry Grens | Aug 30, 2011
A year and a half after soldiers have returned from war, impairments in the regulatory circuitry of the amygdala remain.