injection PTSD

I recently came across an article about a Chicago doctor who claims to be able to cure PTSD through an injection — a procedure referred to as stellate-ganglion block (SGB). After poking around a little, I discovered that this is old news. Back in December, 2011, Katie Drummond published an excellent article about it in Wired magazine entitled “Navy Gives Neck Injections A Shot At Curing PTSD.”

Granted, this is off-topic on a bipolar blog, but I think any research that points to a cure for a mental illness is worth noting.

Doctor with injection photo available from Shutterstock

 


Comments


View Comments / Leave a Comment

This post currently has 0 comments.
You can read the comments or leave your own thoughts.

Trackbacks






    Last reviewed: 24 Sep 2012

APA Reference
Kraynak, J. (2012). A Shot to Cure Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Psych Central. Retrieved on November 23, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/bipolar/2012/09/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd-shot-injection/

 

Bipolar Beat


Subscribe to this Blog:
Feed

Bipolar
Disorder



Archives





Candida Fink, M.D. and Joe Kraynak are authors of
Bipolar Disorder for Dummies.


Best of the Web - Blog 2008

Subscribe to this Blog: Feed

Recent Comments
  • Pam: I thing the doctor could have added how Abilify is a TREMENDOUS help to people with bipolar disorder, especially...
  • John Q: Abilify is NOT an antidepressant, it’s an anti-psychotic and talk therapy is not effective for reducing...
  • Anna: I’m bi-polar, but the doctor prescribed neurontin in July for the electric shocks I began feeling in my...
  • Gina: What happens when you are more concerned about your loved one with Bipolar than your own emotional well-being?...
  • Faye: I am actually pretty impressed with neurontin, or gabapentin as mine is generic. I’m prescribed a very...
Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code



Users Online: 12240
Join Us Now!