The Origin of Concentration Problems in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

VanElzakker, Michael.

Abstract: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an often-debilitating psychiatric disorder that emerges in some individuals after experiencing a traumatic event. Hyperarousal-related symptoms include "problems with concentration" and most related research demonstrates that trauma-related and emotional cues are particularly distracting for individuals with PTSD. Neurocircuitry models of PTSD have... read more

Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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