Participate in my Study Seeking to Understand Parents of Adolescents with Co-Occurring PTSD and Addiction and get a $20 Target Giftcard!
Research Participation Opportunity!​ My name is Jocelyn Kressler and I am a psychology doctoral candidate at Adler University. I am completing a study that seeks to understand the lived experience of parents of adolescents who currently have (or have ever had) a diagnosis of PTSD and currently have (or have ever had) a diagnosis of a substance use disorder. My aim is to inform the psychology field with information from parents on how mental health providers can... Participate in my Study Seeking to Understand Parents of Adolescents with Co-Occurring PTSD and Addiction and get a $20 Target Giftcard! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jkress416 Tags: IRB Approved Research Surveys Source Type: forums

New study questions efficacy of evidence-based therapies for PTSD in veteran and military population
Hi all, A colleague showed me an article about a new paper that questions the efficacy of EBPs for PTSD like PE and CPT. I was wondering what you all thought of it. Here's the article discussing the paper - VA, DoD recommended PTSD therapies don’t help many military patients, review finds Here is the paper itself -... New study questions efficacy of evidence-based therapies for PTSD in veteran and military population (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: cara susanna Tags: Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.] Source Type: forums

Dilemma if I should quit...
Ive been pretty unhappy with my circumstances lately. First the school I picked isn’t the right one, second the class schedule sucks (mandatory attendance and we’re in class all day even second semester). I haven’t done well my first semester either, I didn’t fail any course but my anxiety is telling me that I may in my second semester (I guess ptsd from almost failing one of my courses in my first semester). I have been thinking about quitting but a part of me doesn’t want to. I don’t hate... Dilemma if I should quit... (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: xoxo111 Tags: Podiatry Students Source Type: forums

Woman in her 30s is left with PTSD after being able to FEEL her surgeon cutting her torso because blundering NHS staff kept her awake and operated on
Case out of UK. Makes no sense. Media sensationalized. Woman in her 30s is left with PTSD after being able to FEEL her surgeon cutting her torso because blundering NHS staff kept her awake and operated on her with the wrong anaesthetic Woman in her 30s could FEEL surgeon cut her torso open in nightmare op Yeovil District Hospital (pictured) has accepted responsibility for the event and said a 'communication breakdown' led staff to use the wrong anaesthetic. The patient said medics couldn't hear her scream. ...
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: TheLoneWolf Tags: Anesthesiology Source Type: forums

Post ICU Clinics
Anybody involved in these, or have any thoughts? I never gave much thought to them until I started talking to people who I remembered from the unit who I felt "did well" (recovered, went to rehab, went home, back at work). The mental and physical impact that critical illness still has on them (and probably will for life) I was truly stunned to see. Nightmares, PTSD, weakness, fatigue etc.. I started to wonder what kind of a life we're saving these people for? Then I heard that some... Post ICU Clinics (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tipsy McStagger Tags: Critical Care Source Type: forums

Tachycardia with stimulant? When to discontinue?
Hi, CAP fellow here. I have a 7 yo kid who I inherited from another doctor with a history of PTSD, ADHD and Intermittent Explosive Disorder. He's been on many different antipsychotics in the past due to behavioral outbursts. I have him on Focalin XR 20 mg qAM and Focalin XR 5 mg qNoon (insurance does not cover IR for reasons beyond me), Clonidine 0.1 mg qHS and Abilify 2 mg qAM (he was on a higher dose before but trying to lower as he is quite overweight). At any rate, the parent has been... Tachycardia with stimulant? When to discontinue? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: shahseh22 Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: forums

PTSD and Stellate Ganglion Blocks
Hello: New to this forum. I am a board certified Pain Medicine MD. I have been seeing patients that are interested in stellate ganglion blocks (cervical sympathetic chain) for PTSD, depression, anxiety, etc. Most of these patients found my practice due to the specificity/complexity of this procedure. Apparently, a '60minutes' CBS piece and a Podcast has sparked interest in this procedure for the aforementioned conditions. I have done my due diligence and cannot find literature... PTSD and Stellate Ganglion Blocks (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 9, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: 10KHertz Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: forums

Clinical Psychology PhD - Trauma/PTSD Focus
Hello, I am looking to apply to Clinical Psychology PhD programs and am interested in finding faculty that have research focuses in PTSD, trauma, and emotion dysregulation. Even better would be a PI that also utilizes MRI. Any guidance/information would be appreciated! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: psychinmichigan Tags: Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.] Source Type: forums

Re: Neglected causes of post-traumatic stress disorder
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Source: BMJ Comments - June 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

60 mins: SGB for PTSD
Anyone else have experience with these? I've done 3-5 patient for a psychiatrist friend. 2 were clear home runs. The others were lost to follow-up (I just do straight to injection referral). Cash pay. The two who benefited, it was a very rewarding experience. Could a simple shot be a breakthrough treatment for PTSD? Stellate ganglion block therapy has helped a number of soldiers deal with PTSD and now they're calling for it to be used more widely. Bill Whitaker reports, Sunday on 60 Minutes. ...
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: drusso Tags: Pain Medicine Source Type: forums

Re: Neglected causes of post-traumatic stress disorder
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Source: BMJ Comments - June 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

Re: Post-traumatic stress disorder after intensive care
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Source: BMJ Comments - June 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

Veterans with PTSD
This place gives out free signs to vets who have PTSD, saying to not light up fireworks around their home. If the moderators want to take it down, I get it cause it's a link to a store, but the sign is free so I figure that might be okay. Store - Military with PTSD (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: whopper Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: forums

Disclose mental health issues?
Hi all. I'm applying for this upcoming medical school cycle. 3.8 GPA/513 MCAT. Decent extracurriculars, volunteering, shadowing, etc. Went to a state school in NY, and from NY. My main question is about disclosing possible health issues. I was an Army Ranger for 10 years before I decided to try my hand at being a pre-med. For a lot of it I was deployed to pretty undesirable places and with all the territory that comes with being deployed. I had pretty bad PTSD after I left, and while I was... Disclose mental health issues? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Szniols Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Will voluntary detainment in a mental hospital affect becoming a medic?
Thread Starter Will voluntary detainment in a mental hospital affect becoming a medic? Follow 30 minutes ago 30m ago I haven’t been hospitalised but I have overdosed. As others have said it’s confidential and won’t affect you application or acceptance so that shouldn’t stop you fr...
Source: The Student Room - July 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: 12aissid Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

Re: Identifying post-traumatic stress disorder in forced migrants
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Source: BMJ Comments - May 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

Clinical pet peeves?
What are your clinical pet peeves? My top ones: -People being diagnosed with both MDD and bipolar disorder, without noting that bipolar also explains the MDEs. -Autism (ASD) diagnoses being given on parent report and/or brief, informal observation alone. -PTSD diagnoses with no index traumatic event noted. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: futureapppsy2 Source Type: forums

Passenger sues Southwest Airlines claiming PTSD
Passenger Who Survived A Fatal Flight Is Suing Southwest Airlines I'm curious to hear opinions from those of you involved in forensic work. The incident happened less than two weeks ago. It seems like an extremely quick turnaround to prepare and file a lawsuit, especially when the claim is substantially based on diagnoses that require a sustained period... Passenger sues Southwest Airlines claiming PTSD (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: MamaPhD Source Type: forums

What intimidates you about managing ptsd patients?
Why most psychiatrists prefer to plan on a long term therapy? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: elaboratewithdodge Source Type: forums

APA PTSD Treatment Guidelines
Just wanted to start a thread in case anyone else is following the controversy regarding APA's PTSD practice guidelines. I personally am extremely frustrated, so I wanted to vent a little here. I don't know how other people feel, but I personally believe that every issue that has been raised about the guidelines has been addressed more than sufficiently by members of the task force, and that this discussion is perpetuating a lot of harmful myths and ideas about PTSD and its treatment that... APA PTSD Treatment Guidelines (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: cara susanna Source Type: forums

De-Prescribing Thread
SDN Pain shamans, lets use this thread to post the good, bad and ugly about opioid deprescribing. We can share our success stories - and failures- and support each other. I look forward to learning new tricks, techniques, and ways to handle the difficult conversations that we have every day. I'll start- 45 yo F with fibromyalgia, PTSD, diffuse pain came to me from PCP on 140 MME, slurring her words, disheveled and disabled, unable to string together a coherent sentence. Three months later,... De-Prescribing Thread (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: 61November Source Type: forums

Stupid question but here we go!
So, like my title warns, I have a stupid question but in the spirit of, "there are no stupid questions," lets give it a go! I'm a student, working on my prereq's for vet school and I have a problem—I have a difficult time with blood and guts. I didn't used to but then I had an incident and I'm working through some PTSD but here's my question: have any of you thrown up in vet school? I can imagine that students have but I'm neurotic and keep thinking, "Oh gawd, what if I'm the only one who... Stupid question but here we go! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: SKLynch Source Type: forums

Applying to medcine with Mental health problems
Thread Starter Applying to medcine with Mental health problems Follow 9 hours ago 9h ago Hi there, So currently taking a year out of school due to being in hospital between august-november. But going back to year 12 this September to study Chemistry, biology and psychology. My stats for GCSE's are 765A...
Source: The Student Room - January 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: trumpet7765 Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

Advice and Support for a Struggling Undergrad?
Hello all, I am currently a 4th year undergrad going for a BSCS and taking EMT classes on the side. My GPA isn't great (2.9 ish) and I have a decent amount of withdraws on my record. I've switched majors twice and therefore have another 2 years or so before earning the bachelors. I've been wrestling PTSD, MDD and ADD during my school career, and would have done much better this semester if not for a boyfriend who was completely unsupportive and jobless. Medicine is more than a passion for... Advice and Support for a Struggling Undergrad? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: missdoomngloom Source Type: forums

Seeking advice: how to stand out in competitive programs
I'm putting this in a separate thread outside of "what are my chances" because I'm more seeking specific advice for both myself, and for students who graduated from state schools and feel at a disadvantage applying to traditionally big-name universities. My research interests very broadly are PTSD/ depression as a result of trauma and dissemination of EBT. My primary interests, though, are programs in which I can directly study EBT with war-affected populations (refugees), and I would also... Seeking advice: how to stand out in competitive programs (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - October 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Meregold Source Type: forums

Re: Risk of relapse after antidepressant discontinuation in anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder: systematic review and meta-analysis of relapse prevention trials
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Source: BMJ Comments - September 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

Would you have reported to child's protective services?
Interesting case last night in the OPD. I saw a mother who appeared well at first but was actually psychotic. She thought her husband implanted listening devices in her hear, she was hearing disparaging voices, non-command, and felt old friends and characters in her life was after her. These symptoms are context of long hx of opioid use, PTSD, and some genetic loading of psychosis. What makes this case a bit hairier is the fact she had a 7 year old with her, who she lives alone with. I... Would you have reported to child's protective services? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 6, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Madden007 Source Type: forums

HELP! LMHP-E (LPC) to Psychiatric NP or Psychiatrist
Hi Everyone, I have been working with substance use and co-occurring disorders for several years. I am currently in residency for LPC and I am an advanced credentialed addictions counselor (CAADC). In the past year I was blessed to work with children and adults with other mental health issues- PTSD, bipolar, ADHD, etc. In my work I refer clients whom may benefit from medication for a psychiatric evaluation. However, there seems to be a shortage of providers in my area - Richmond, VA., in... HELP! LMHP-E (LPC) to Psychiatric NP or Psychiatrist (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 1, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Blueberries2918 Source Type: forums

Article on self-help books and therapy. Thoughts?
This article downplays therapy and ignores this part of the article (ugh): Researchers say you might as well be your own therapist "Studies that targeted PTSD or depression (k = 4) had significantly larger effect sizes than those that targeted anxiety or stress, g = −0.717 (95% CI −1.259 to −0.175) versus g = −0.023 (95% CI −0.276 to 0.230)... Article on self-help books and therapy. Thoughts? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 23, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: brain hugger Source Type: forums

Aggression in PTSD
Forum: Biology, biochemistry and other life sciences Posted By: adamdd7 Post Time: 24-06-2017 at 11:15 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - June 24, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

MANIC DEPRESSION/PTSD, Dismissed from Medical School, Quitting medical school
Help all. I'd really like some advice. Or suggestions, mostly suggestions. The summer before starting a U.S. allopathic medical school, I had a nervous breakdown after four years of sexual abuse and was psychiatrically hospitalized for two months, then subsequently diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder and manic depression (bipolar I). Only a couple months later, my father unexpectedly died shortly into the first week of medical school and needless to say, after my first semester I... MANIC DEPRESSION/PTSD, Dismissed from Medical School, Quitting medical school (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 20, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Confused Post Med Source Type: forums

Just been diagnosed with PTSD during exams!
Forum: A-levels Posted By: Iamflorence Post Time: 15-06-2017 at 13:01 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - June 15, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Just been diagnosed with PTSD during exams! help
Forum: Relationships Posted By: Iamflorence Post Time: 15-06-2017 at 13:04 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - June 15, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Just diagnosed with PTSD during exams!
Forum: Mental health Posted By: Anonymous Post Time: 15-06-2017 at 14:13 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - June 15, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Just diangosed with PTSD during exams!
Forum: Advice on everyday issues Posted By: Iamflorence Post Time: 15-06-2017 at 14:39 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - June 15, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Behavioral neurology and general psychiatry?
I know behavioral neurologists typically treat or manage psychiatric issues associated with organic, neurological disorders such as psychosis from alzheimers for instance. But can a behavioral neurologist manage psychiatric symptoms of disorders of unknown etiology? Or those without a visible neurological basis such as PTSD or schizophrenia? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 14, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: MysteryDiagnosis Source Type: forums

I'm in a rough situation. Need Advice
So I recently completed an SMP with a GPA of 3.0. My stats in undergrad were a 3.53 with an MCAT of 510. I am wondering if my low SMP GPA will severely hinder my chances. I was having personal issues during my SMP, but they are not issues I wish to bring up during an interview or in a personal statement, mainly due to a PTSD diagnosis I received. I am wondering if it is worth it to apply this year? Is it time for me to give up on medicine? What options are there for me? I have tried... I'm in a rough situation. Need Advice (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 4, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: lostsoul24 Source Type: forums

one question about protecting yourself
I've read a few threads about power imbalance/dominant situations or bad cases in medical school or among other professions. The situation worsens among some individuals. What happens when PTSD or complex feelings last? And those beside you are helpless as well and think it's your own responsibility? (this is terrible) what are ways to protect yourself - how often and how should you speak up at signs of other's negative control over you (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 19, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rabbit99 Source Type: forums

Do you believe a person can have PTSD when the trauma was non-violent?
Next up, after adult ADHD, on the list of fake and phony illnesses that never even crossed my mind in residency, but which I'm starting to encounter in the private insurance worried-well world, is the phenomenon of people claiming to have or getting diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder when the alleged trauma did not involve violence. I was wondering if any of my fellow psychiatry SDNers believe in this.... Do you believe a person can have PTSD when the trauma was non-violent? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 2, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Trismegistus4 Source Type: forums

Why is EMDR so popular?
Am I missing something? As far as I knew, EMDR has not been found to be any clinically different from CBT and is basically CBT + hocus pocus. Yet, many, many MFTs/LCSWs, psychologists, and psychiatrists that I work with swear by EMDR. I see a lot of trauma and PTSD cases, mostly for medications. I want to refer them to the best therapy possible and I'm feeling some pressure to refer them for EMDR despite my misgivings. Is there more recent research that acknowledges the eye-movements as... Why is EMDR so popular? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: AnnoyedByFreud Source Type: forums

Service animals for psychiatric illness
Talking specifically about service animals for anxiety disorders or PTSD. Isn't this kind of thing just a more advanced version of avoidance? In other words, is it counter-productive in the long-run - as the animal is essentially used to distract people from their feared stimuli/emotions? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: cbrons Source Type: forums

Referral: Medicaid, Fibro, EDS, PTSD...
30 year old female on disability with 3 kids: OXY/APAP 10/325 four QD, Mobic 15 mg, Lyrica 300 mg BID, OTC Aleve, & Seroquel QHS. What's your next move... View attachment 215823 (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 7, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: drusso Source Type: forums

Complex PTSD
Forum: Mental health Posted By: Anonymous Post Time: 26-11-2016 at 03:20 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - November 26, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Donald Trump Under Fire for Comments on Veterans With PTSD
Forum: News and current affairs Posted By: fksociety Post Time: 04-10-2016 at 10:36 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - October 4, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Marijuana and my health in medical school
Hello, I am a new M1 and I am concerned about a situation that I am not sure I can present to my faculty or advisors. I have been struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD (veteran here), and I take my meds regularly as prescribed for some time. However, I recently found out that I am eligible for a medical marijuana card in my state. The reason I found out about this was because the side effects of all the meds that I am taking are making it extra difficult for me to stay alert and awake... Marijuana and my health in medical school (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 25, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jose rubio Source Type: forums

What is working in a V.A. like?
I am about to start an adult emphasis track in a clinical Psy. D. program. I have been advised that I am cut out for working with veterans. I was also told that working in a prison would suit me. I am trying to make a decision as to what I should do my dissertation on, as I have been working on a PTSD mediator for over a year now, reviewing the research, which calls for treatments for the mediator, appetitive aggression, as it can be unhealthy despite being a protective agent against... What is working in a V.A. like? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 22, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mouse77 Source Type: forums

Re: Post-traumatic stress disorder after intensive care
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Source: BMJ Comments - August 9, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: forums

I May Have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Forum: Mental health Posted By: Anonymous Post Time: 04-08-2016 at 16:35 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - August 4, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Will my life be ruined if I get diagnosed with ptsd after teacher abused me
Forum: Advice on everyday issues Posted By: deltaboy Post Time: 28-07-2016 at 16:31 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - July 28, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums