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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) Summary

Description: A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.

Also Known As: PTSD; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; Posttraumatic Stress Disorders; Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic; Acute Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Show All >>

Networked: 3843 relevant articles (423 outcomes, 1081 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Carbon Monoxide : 29 outcomes 109 studies in 540 results : IBA
  2. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) : 29 outcomes 21 studies in 95 results : IBA
  3. Sertraline (Zoloft) : 28 outcomes 36 studies in 81 results : FDA 32 Generic
  4. Paroxetine (Paxil) : 26 outcomes 18 studies in 77 results : FDA 17 Generic
  5. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol) : 20 outcomes 115 studies in 382 results : FDA 176 Generic
  6. Prazosin (Minipress) : 20 outcomes 22 studies in 73 results : FDA 24 Generic
  7. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 16 outcomes 34 studies in 124 results : IBA
  8. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 13 outcomes 19 studies in 65 results : IBA
  9. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants) : 13 outcomes 10 studies in 87 results : IBA
  10. venlafaxine (Effexor) : 12 outcomes 8 studies in 24 results : FDA 18 Generic
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Diseases Related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

  1. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  3. Anxiety Disorders (Anxiety Disorder)
  4. Panic Disorder (Panic Attack)
  5. Substance-Related Disorders (Drug Abuse)
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Key Therapies for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 25 outcomes 43 studies in 199 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 8 outcomes 11 studies in 99 results
  3. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 14 results
  4. Meditation : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 13 results
  5. Self Medication : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 25 results
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