Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health problem that can occur after a traumatic event like war, assault, or disaster. PTSD treatment can help. Find handouts, apps, videos, and courses based on current research. This site provides educational resources for Veterans and also for health care providers, researchers, and the general public.
The National Center is one of the foremost trauma and PTSD research programs in the world. Learn about current research at each of our Divisions.
Discusses effects of news media coverage on children and adults. Suggests ways providers can help children and parents.
Reviews research on the association between PTSD and violence, including a discussion of important issues to consider when interpreting findings.
Discusses common problems experienced in relationships in which one or both of the partners has PTSD. Also discusses treatment options and lists resources.
A review of research on women's experiences of trauma and PTSD, with a focus on differences between women and men.
On the anniversary of traumatic events, people may find that they experience an increase in distressing memories of the event.
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A listing of current positions available for all divisions of the National Center for PTSD, including fellowships and internships. Also information about mental health careers at the VA.
A review of research on PTSD in older adults, including trauma exposure, epidemiology, reemergence of symptoms, and Late-Onset Stress Symptomatology (LOSS).
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