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In the Face of Trauma, Distance Helps People Find Clarity, Study Shows

In the wake of tragedies such as the Sandy Hook school shooting, the Boston Marathon bombing and the devastating explosion in the Texas town of West, people are often left asking, “Why did this happen?” According to new research from The University of Texas at Austin, the best way to make sense of tragedy is…   » Continue Reading

Memory-Enhancing Drug May Improve Exposure Therapy for PTSD Patients, Study Shows

A memory-enhancing drug may improve the speed and effectiveness of prolonged exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients, according to a new pilot study by psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin, the University of Washington and the University of Pennsylvania.