Tag Archives: PTSS

Childhood Trauma Linked to Problems Regulating Mood and PTSS

Childhood trauma, such as physical or sexual abuse by a parent, can lead to negative mood regulation in adulthood, according to a new study published in the journal Psychological Trauma. Survivors of childhood trauma are also at a higher risk for having more severe symptoms of posttraumatic stress syndrome if such disorders occur after they […]

Dreaming or REM Sleep may be Key to helping Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome

Rapid eye movement sleep may be just what the doctor orders for people with posttraumatic stress syndrome, according to a new study from the University of California at Berkeley. The problem is that the symptoms of posttraumatic stress syndrome include nightmares, insomnia, and other sleep disturbances – meaning that victims are often naturally deprived of […]