Science Blog: Study finds talk therapy for civilians with PTSD effective for military

November 15, 2016

A leading talk therapy for civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), also is effective for many who suffer from combat-related PTSD. Read the full story at Science Blog

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KENS 5: Fighting PTSD: World’s largest research group based in S.A.

November 8, 2016

The ‘South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma and Resilience’ (STRONG STAR) and the ‘Consortium to Alleviate PTSD’ (CAP), both under the umbrella of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, make up the world’s largest organization focused on PTSD.

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Community invited to participate in national health care improvement conference

August 23, 2016

San Antonio area residents will have the opportunity to contribute to improving patient safety and the quality of health care at a national conference sponsored by the School of Nursing of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The “Conference on Community Engagement and Healthcare Improvement” will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-4, at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk hotel, 111 E. Pecan, in downtown San Antonio.

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Reuters: Women in combat, like men, at risk for PTSD

August 11, 2016

Women in the military who experience combat have a much greater risk than those who don’t of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health issues, a U.S. study suggests.

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Time Warner Cable News: San Antonio Home to PTSD Treatment Program

July 5, 2016

Doctors are stressing the importance of getting help for anyone who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Experts at the University of Texas Health Science Center say data shows 80 percent of PTSD patients can be treated to the point of recovery using therapy. Watch the full story at Time Warner Cable News

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Fox 29: UT Health Science Center Strong Star

July 1, 2016

Drs. Alan Peterson and Lindsay Bira talk about post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and efforts to improve its prevention, diagnosis, and treatment through their work at the STRONG STAR Consortium and Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP). Watch the full story at Fox 29

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