Researching how to prevent PTSD after sexual assault

April 30, 2019

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.

A search to prevent PTSD after sexual assault

April 2, 2019
One forensic nurse’s journey to prevent sexual assault survivors from developing post-traumatic stress disorder

PTSD after a sexual trauma

January 28, 2019
What you need to know about post-traumatic stress disorder after sexual assault or abuse

Healthy behaviors may help prevent suicide among veterans

August 7, 2017
Simple habits that promote health and well-being may help reduce suicide risk

Infographic: Post-traumatic stress disorder

March 20, 2017
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienceda shocking, scary or dangerous event.

What firefighters can tell us about PTSD risk

February 17, 2017
Understanding traumatic stressors can inform interventions for all of us

Exploring new approaches to PTSD treatment

November 10, 2016
Texas A&M researchers looking at new ways to treat PTSD, reduce symptoms

Finding new uses for old drugs: Fighting pain with ketamine

October 29, 2015
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

Unlocking the brain’s secrets: New insights into PTSD

October 7, 2015
Studying the connection between brain anatomy and genetics may help unlock the secrets of post-traumatic stress disorder