Margaret A Carson
Affiliation: Saint Anselm College
- Physiologic reactivity to startling tones in female Vietnam nurse veterans with PTSDMargaret A Carson
Department of Nursing, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH 03102 1310, USA
J Trauma Stress 20:657-66. 2007..A larger HR response to loud tones is one of the most robust physiologic findings in PTSD and may reflect increased defensive responding...
- Event-related potentials to auditory stimuli in female Vietnam nurse veterans with posttraumatic stress disorderLinda J Metzger
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
Psychophysiology 39:49-63. 2002..Future research is needed to determine whether the opposite ERP abnormalities observed in this PTSD sample reflect gender-, trauma-, or sample-specific findings...
- PTSD arousal and depression symptoms associated with increased right-sided parietal EEG asymmetryLinda J Metzger
Veterans Affairs Medical Center Research Service, Manchester, NH 03104, USA
J Abnorm Psychol 113:324-9. 2004..These findings underscore the importance of isolating, both theoretically and statistically, emotional subcomponents in studies of regional brain activation...
- Absence of selected neurological soft signs in Vietnam nurse veterans with post-traumatic stress disorderTamara V Gurvits
VA Medical Center, VA Research Service, 228 Maple Street, Manchester, NH 03103, USA
Psychiatry Res 110:81-5. 2002..The increased NSSs observed in the previously studied PTSD samples were not found in the nurses with PTSD. The results fail to support the hypothesis that the stress of a traumatic event and/or resultant PTSD damages the nervous system...
- Selectively reduced regional cortical volumes in post-traumatic stress disorderScott L Rauch
Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 13th St, Bldg 149, CNY 9, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
Neuroreport 14:913-6. 2003..These results are consistent with contemporary schemes regarding functional and structural dissection of frontal cortex, and suggest specific regional cortical pathology in PTSD...
- Regional cerebral blood flow in the amygdala and medial prefrontal cortex during traumatic imagery in male and female Vietnam veterans with PTSDLisa M Shin
Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:168-76. 2004..However, the functional relationship between these brain regions in PTSD has not been directly examined...