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Study Looking for Connection Between Dopamine, PTSD

LITTLE ROCK – A trio of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers are studying a chemical in the brain that plays several roles, including regulating movement and emotional responses, in an effort to help women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Joshua Cisler, Ph.D., of UAMS’ Brain Imaging Research Center, was awarded a five-year [...]

By | May 5th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Recruiting Adolescent Girls for Trauma Study

LITTLE ROCK – A team of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is recruiting girls ages 11-17 for a study of how child abuse can change brain function and increase the likelihood of adults developing mental health disorders. The study, at the UAMS Brain Imaging Research Center, is hoping to uncover [...]

By | June 24th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell|0 Comments