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Work-related post-traumatic stress disorder: use of exposure therapy in work-simulation activities.
Phillips ME, Bruehl S, Harden RN
(1997) Am J Occup Ther 51: 696-700
MeSH Terms: Adult, Humans, Male, Occupational Health, Occupational Therapy, Pain Management, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic, Stress, Psychological, Treatment Outcome, Workplace, Wounds and Injuries
Added March 5, 2014
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Psychobiologic mechanisms of posttraumatic stress disorder.
Charney DS, Deutch AY, Krystal JH, Southwick SM, Davis M
(1993) Arch Gen Psychiatry 50: 295-305
MeSH Terms: Amygdala, Brain, Conditioning, Psychological, Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone, Dopamine, Endorphins, Extinction, Psychological, Humans, Life Change Events, Memory, Models, Neurological, Models, Psychological, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic, Stress, Psychological
Added May 27, 2014
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An unusual reaction to opioid blockade with naltrexone in a case of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Ibarra P, Bruehl SP, McCubbin JA, Carlson CR, Wilson JF, Norton JA, Montgomery TB
(1994) J Trauma Stress 7: 303-9
MeSH Terms: Adult, Blood Pressure, Endorphins, Humans, Male, Monitoring, Physiologic, Naltrexone, Perceptual Disorders, Rage, Receptors, Opioid, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic, Violence, Visual Perception
Show Abstract · Added March 5, 2014
An unusual behavioral and cardiovascular reaction was observed during opioid blockade with naltrexone in a 32-year-old male who met DSM III-R criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As part of an ongoing placebo-controlled investigation of the effects of naltrexone on laboratory and ambulatory blood pressure reactivity, this participant reported experiencing feelings of rage, explosive behavior, and other unpleasant symptoms. When compared to all other subjects (N = 24), this individual showed significantly greater effects of naltrexone on blood pressure reactivity during the laboratory stressor. His ambulatory blood pressures, when compared to placebo, were significantly increased during the 24-hr period following naltrexone. The unusual behavioral and cardiovascular responses following ingestion of naltrexone suggest an important role for endogenous opioids in adjustment to stress in this case of PTSD.
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