Posts Tagged ‘PTSD’

Will PTSD Be a Legacy of COVID-19?

March 31, 2020 — The obvious legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic will be millions of lost lives around the world. In the U.S., we’re now hearing that “only” 100,000 lives lost will amount to a big success. But beyond the acute trauma of lives lost, we must consider the possibility of post traumatic stress for all of us dealing […]

Trauma, Obesity, and Ghrelin

December 19, 2013 — New studies suggest that trauma, obesity, and ghrelin may interact to provide yet another biological pathway for obesity. Clinicians will tell you that traumatic stress, such as sexual abuse, can be an important risk factor for obesity. Now researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have documented that symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) […]