Category Archives: mental health

PTSD Awareness Day: The Future of Treatment

Post-traumatic stress order affects approximately 7.7 million adults in the United States, but it is critical to remember that there are effective treatments and more are on the way. Last year in this space, Dana Alliance member Kerry Ressler said … Continue reading

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Treating Post-Traumatic Stress: Public Briefing

Through the support of the Dana Foundation, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting a public luncheon briefing on treating post-traumatic stress. Post-traumatic stress (PTS) or post-traumatic stress disorder can afflict individuals after a trauma or life-threatening … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Schizophrenia

David H. Strauss, M.D., began his “Mind, Brain, and Mental Illness” lecture with full disclosure: “I am not a neuroscientist, nor a neurosurgeon. You may view me as an odd choice to give a neuroscience lecture, since I’m someone who … Continue reading

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Performing Medicine Festival in NYC

This Saturday in New York City, the New York Academy of Medicine is holding its daylong Performing Medicine Festival. The wide assortment of events include a creative blend of music, dance, and storytelling, with lessons about diseases and disorders. From … Continue reading

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Hopkins Football Player Studies Concussions

John Arena, a soon-to-be graduate of Johns Hopkins, was a star in the classroom and on the football field, and is doing research on the effects of concussions.
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