Moral Injury and PTSD: Often Co-Occurring Yet Mechanistically Different.

  title={Moral Injury and PTSD: Often Co-Occurring Yet Mechanistically Different.},
  author={Haleigh A Barnes and R. Hurley and K. Taber},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  volume={31 2},
  • Haleigh A Barnes, R. Hurley, K. Taber
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences
  • FIGURE 1 AND COVER. Recent studies have begun to explore how the underlying neurobiology of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be affected by the nature of the index trauma. The results of a meta-analysis that grouped task-activated (trauma reminders) functional MRI (fMRI) studies by PTSD index trauma are color-coded by trauma type (blue, sexual/physical abuse; pink, combat-related) (1). Of note, although areas of greater activation were predominately in the right hemisphere for both… CONTINUE READING
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