Nancy Downing, PhD, RN, SANE-A, CP-SANE, associate professor in the Forensic Nursing Program at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, is part of an interdisciplinary team researching how hormones may affect the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after sexual assault.
One forensic nurse’s journey to prevent sexual assault survivors from developing post-traumatic stress disorder
What you need to know about post-traumatic stress disorder after sexual assault or abuse
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienceda shocking, scary or dangerous event.
Understanding traumatic stressors can inform interventions for all of us
Texas A&M researchers looking at new ways to treat PTSD, reduce symptoms
Researchers at Texas A&M are taking ketamine, a drug that already exists as an anesthetic and is often used as a "club drug," and using it to treat pain
Studying the connection between brain anatomy and genetics may help unlock the secrets of post-traumatic stress disorder