Pharmacotherapy as prophylactic treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder: a review of the literature.

Abstract

Post-traumatic stress disorder has a lifetime prevalence of almost 9% in the United States. The diagnosis is associated with increased rates of comorbid substance abuse and increased rates of depression. Providers are taught how to diagnose and treat PTSD, but little discussion is devoted to how to prevent the disorder. Behavioral research in animal studies… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/01612840.2015.1057785

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