California State University, Northridge Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health

The Many Aspects of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that may develop in individuals who have experienced or witnessed an event that involves threatened death or serious injury, such as military combat, physical or sexual assault, natural disaster, terrorist attack, or motor vehicle...

ECT For Depression: An ‘Old’ Treatment Gets Better

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is most often prescribed for severe depression and it dramatically helps many patients. It is one of several kinds of treatment that involve brain stimulation. Findings from recent research studies are helping doctors administer ECT in ways that minimize side...