This week we’re going to take a tour around the Web for a brief look at some of the stories we found to be interesting and relevant.
PTSD symptoms improve when patient chooses form of treatment, study shows: A recent study suggests that patients who pick their own form of treatment improved more than those who were assigned drugs or therapy without a choice, https://www.washington.edu/news/2018/10/19/ptsd-symptoms-improve-when-patient-chooses-form-of-treatment-study-shows/
Intensive CBT: How fast can I get better?: The Harvard Health Blog takes a look at Intensive CBT, which reduces the traditional 12 to 20 week span into a much shorter timeframe, https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/intensive-cbt-how-fast-can-i-get-better-2018102315110
Stigma Around Mental Health Pervades: Despite advances in treatments and high-profile advocates, there are still many negative feelings and misconceptions about mental illness, http://jewishexponent.com/2018/10/23/mental-illness-stigma/
VA’s New PTSD Website Design: The VA’s PTSD website has been redesigned to feature a new homepage, integrated videos, new information and resources, Spanish language content, and more, https://www.ptsd.va.gov/
Best Colleges for Vets: The Military Times recently ranked 4-year, 2-year, online and career/technical colleges to find the best option for Veterans to use their educational benefits, https://rebootcamp.militarytimes.com/news/education/2018/10/22/best-for-vets-colleges-the-best-schools-for-military-students-in-2019/