Brief PTSD therapy strongly reduces symptoms of chronic pain, USF Nursing study reports

Brief PTSD therapy strongly reduces symptoms of chronic pain, USF Nursing study reports

Brief PTSD therapy strongly reduces symptoms of chronic pain, USF Nursing study reports

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a growing epidemic among veterans and military service members returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Along with PTSD, a large percentage of veterans also experience chronic pain affecting the nervous system, internal organs and musculoskeletal tissues. These physical symptoms can be debilitating, and so far no formal treatment guidelines exist.

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