MDMA reopens a 'window in the brain' that lets PTSD victims form new bonds

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Publication date: Available online 17 April 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Maryam Ahmadi, Saeid KomasiAbstractBackgroundObviously, determining and organizing patients’ health profile is important after a cardiac event or procedure. Therefore, the present study was conducted with the aim of cluster analysis of the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, illness risk factors, and health-promoting lifestyle profile (HPLP) in patients with heart disease.MethodsThis cross-sectional study was conducted on 201 patients with established heart disease in a hospital in the west of Iran. T...
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OBJECTIVES: Critically ill patients are often transferred from the intensive care unit (ICU) to other locations around the hospital during which adverse events, some life threatening, are common. An intercollegiate guideline covering the transport of criti...
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We describe trauma cases reported in...
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BACKGROUND: Recent attention has been paid to the role trauma centers play in responding to mass shootings. Although high-profile public events are the primary focus of media and policy makers, firearm-injured patients (FIPs) present in clusters to urban t...
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BACKGROUND: The practice of marking gunshot wounds and obtaining X-rays (XRs) has been performed to determine the trajectory of missiles to help identify internal injuries. We hypothesized that surgeons would have poor accuracy in predicting injuries and t...
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PURPOSE: To investigate whether self-reported exposure to workplace bullying predicts the risk of disability pensioning among employees in two occupational groups-(1) employees working with clients or customers and (2) office workers and manual workers-and...
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BACKGROUND: Firearm related injuries continue to increase throughout the world and they become the first or second cause of mortality in worldwide. The present study aimed to determine the factors that affect mortality in firearm injuries. METHODS:...
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INTRODUCTION: The proportion of mobility scooter users in the United States continues to rise. However, these devices impart a substantial yet underappreciated risk of serious injury - namely, fractures - on users. METHODS: The purpose of this cros...
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We examined labour market attachment following mTBI up to 5 years postinjury. DESIGN AND SETTING: Nationwide cohort study with register follow...
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