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New Research Could Improve Treatments for PTSD

Sweeping new studies shed light on the underlying mechanisms of posttraumatic stress disorder

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Image: Keegan Houser/Unsplash

June is PTSD awareness month. Thanks to the arduous work of researchers, advocates, survivors, and psychological and medical professionals over the years, the acronym for posttraumatic stress disorder is now common parlance.

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