Tag Archive: PTSD

Mar 18 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Obesity, PTSD, and Alice in Wonderland

Welcome to our latest weekly summary of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! This has been a full week, including multiple studies of genetic influences on weight in childhood, a useful autism research explainer, findings on long-term impacts of congenital heart disease, and a neurological phenomenon with a literary namesake.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-in-the-news-obesity-ptsd-and-alice-in-wonderland/

Oct 22 2014

Investigators Study Orexins’ Role in Resilience to Stress

Why do some of us get stressed out while others seem to roll with life’s punches? That is the big question in the field of stress neurobiology, and to get closer to the answer, researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are exploring peptides called orexins as potential mediators of resilience or vulnerability to the effects of stress.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigators-study-orexins-role-resilience-stress/

Oct 25 2013

Nancy Kassam-Adams’ Work on Post-Traumatic Stress Featured in NYT Blog

Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, of the Hospital’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP), was featured in a recent New York Times Blog Post focusing on post-traumatic stress in children and parents after the child’s sustained an injury.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/dr-nancy-kassam-adams-work-post-traumatic-stress-featured-nyt-blog/