VA Merit awarded (PI Morey) in 2011
"Neuroimaging methods for diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury."
Brain Scans Might Help Spot PTSD
Study of US veterans shows key differences in neural activity.
Someday, doctors might use brain scans to diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to researchers who conducted tests on 42 American soldiers who'd recently served in Iraq or Afghanistan. Read More...
Brain scan 'could diagnose PTSD'
Scientists say they are moving ever closer to diagnosing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) using a brain scanner.
Research to be presented to the World Psychiatric Association congress in Florence suggests differences in the brain activity of PTSD sufferers. Over 40 US soldiers who had served in Iraq or Afghanistan were tested - about half of whom had a diagnosis of PTSD. Read More...
Imaging Ties PTSD to Altered Brain Function
Specific neural signatures of posttraumatic stress disorder in brain centers involved in cognition and emotions have been identified on imaging studies of recently returned veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a finding that may advance efforts to objectively diagnose individuals with the disorder. Read More...