Complex PTSD Research
Complex PTSD research is always advancing our understanding of the problem faced by those who suffer, treatment options and prevention. The advancement of knowledge is always ongoing.
I worked at the periphery of scientific research for 20+ years. I have developed a habit of reading almost anything I can put my hands on. Although, I don’t have the access to scholarly journals that I once did, there is still plenty of information ‘out there’. I’m going to try to bring more complex ptsd articles here, collect it, give you links to it, and a summary.
Complex PTSD and borderline personality disorder – Part 2
January 1, 2023
A study coming out of the University of Connecticut Health Center has taken the study of the intertwined relationship between PTSD, CPTSD and BPD to new levels. The article is a review summarizing recent empirical findings regarding BPD, PTSD, and cPTSD. Part two of the study conducted by Julian D. Ford & Christine A. Courtois focuses on the Clinical phenomenology of BPD, PTSD, and cPTSD.
Complex PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder Part 2
Complex PTSD and borderline personality disorder – Part 1
December 4, 2022
A new study coming out of the University of Connecticut Health Center has taken the study of the intertwined relationship between PTSD, CPTSD and BPD to new levels. The article is a review summarizing recent empirical findings regarding BPD, PTSD, and cPTSD. It is a massive article broken down into seven major areas of study.
Complex PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder
Clinical Utility of CPTSD
October 31, 2022
As of 2022 the ICD-11 was implemented in clinical practice in Europe. This study sought to assess the clinical viability of the diagnosis of CPTSD.
Complex PTSD: what is the clinical utility of the diagnosis?
Exploring Complex PTSD and Psychosis
May 2, 2022
An interesting study out of the UK exploring the relationship of trauma that results in cPTSD and symptoms of psychosis.
The Role and Clinical Correlates of Complex Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in People With Psychosis
Brain Activity Patterns After Trauma
March 14, 2022
The U.S. National Institutes of Health reported on a study that might demonstrate a link between post-trauma brain activity and symptoms of anxiety and PTSD.
Brain activity patterns after trauma may predict long-term mental health
Good News on Psilocybin for Major Depression
March 11, 2022
This is great news. Do remember that it is only a very small study. Only 24 participants. But, the findings mean that there could be more trials and greater acceptance (and knowledge) of using psilocybin to treat major depression.
Milestone Study Shows Psychedelic Treatment with Psilocybin Relieves Major Depression
Childhood trauma, attachment orientation, and complex PTSD
Childhood trauma, attachment orientation, and complex PTSD (CPTSD) symptoms in a clinical sample: Implications for treatment (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33446294/) Pub: Jan 15, 2021