VETS: PTSD Gets No Benefit from Antipsychotic

The one major concern many have is that the reason the Rx fail veterans with PTSD is that the core cause is exposure to depleted uranium in the war zone.

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Our organization has recently worked with some attorneys regarding this issue.
By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today

August 02, 2011

Military-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) showed no response to risperidone (Risperdal) for antidepressant-resistant symptoms, data from a multicenter Veterans Affairs study showed.

Risperidone-treated patients had about a four-point greater improvement on a PTSD scale than did those who received placebo, but the difference did not achieve statistical significance.

Detailed analysis showed no significant difference between groups at any point during the six months of follow-up, John H. Krystal, MD, of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven, and co-authors reported in the Aug. 3 issue of JAMA. read more
from Natural Health News

Sep 10, 2007
The major concerns behind this effort, even though the oldest vet we have helped is 85, are depleted uranium, PTSD and traumatic brain injury(TBI). I watched how little is done for the returning vets in a news story ...

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