A vaccine for PTSD is on the horizon

A vaccine for PTSD is on the horizon

After many soldiers come back from war, they are plagued with several problems, one of the potential issues being Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). It is painful for many soldiers and their families to have this diagnosis, and it also requires a lot of work to overcome. Serving our country is such a huge sacrifice, but it is a whole different monster to take on this psychological disorder when arriving home.

Well luckily it looks like some researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) may have discovered a way to create a vaccine that could prevent the disorder.

“What it’s going to do is that they’ll still have perfectly strong memories of the event. They just won’t have the bad health consequences,” said Ki Goosens, an assistant professor of neuroscience with the McGovern Institute for Brain Research.

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