July 5th, 2012

PTSD Nightmare Drug Effectiveness Verified

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Mayo Clinic scientists say they have verified a drug's effectiveness in blunting PTSD-related nightmares. A dozen studies about prazosin were reviewed. It was well-tolerated, can take effect within days to weeks, and some patients' nightmares returned when it was stopped, Mayo psychiatrist Dr. Simon Kung said.

Additional coverage: Insciences, PsyPost

 

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Tags: Innovation (Center of), prazosin, Psychology and Psychiatry, PTSD, Simon Kung

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