Dogs May Help Soothe Vets With PTSD

TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Service dogs may help reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol in military veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study finds. For the study, researchers compared a group of veterans with PTSD who had a service dog to a group of veterans on the waitlist…

Can Just 5 Therapy Sessions Work for Those With PTSD?

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A mere five sessions of specialized therapy could help people struggling from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research suggests. The findings could help address time constraints that sometimes prevent people from getting the treatment they need, the researchers noted. Exposure to physical or psychological trauma can cause PTSD.…