About 20 veterans commit suicide every day. The primary enemy most veterans face after service is not war-related trauma but loneliness, according to a new study by researchers at Yale and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
- January 20, 2017
A recent editorial in the British Journal of Psychiatry Open was dedicated to a manuscript published by Yale Department of Psychiatry Investigators who examined the prescribing practices associated with different classes of psychiatric medications when treating a first episode of posttraumatic stress disorder.
- September 12, 2016
A study by Yale Department of Psychiatry researchers addresses concerns associated with the prescription of antipsychotic, sedative, and anxiolytic medications in the initiation of pharmacotherapy treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
- July 11, 2016
A collaborative study between Yale and the National Center for PTSD identified that veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder were more averse to ambiguity, but not risk, compared to veterans without PTSD when making choices between possible losses, but not gains.