Characterization of individuals receiving treatment for PTSD

HRI, McMaster University, and Western University are working to understand how various types of trauma and trauma symptoms affect a patient’s response to treatment.

Exploring the impact of mindfulness training on trauma recovery

This study examines the utility of an intensive mindfulness program using Muse headbands in improving treatment outcomes in people with PTSD.

Factors affecting the mental health of female military members and veterans

Researchers are exploring the experiences of female military members and veterans during deployment that may affect mental health, participation, and retention rates.

Reducing cognitive symptoms of PTSD in public safety personnel (a randomized control trial)

This randomized control trial explores how Goal Management Training, a cognitive training program, could help to reduce symptoms and improve functional outcomes in public safety personnel with PTSD.

Testing and evaluating a PTSD treatment for military members and veterans in an outpatient setting

Researchers are testing Goal Management Training, a cognitive training program, at outpatient clinics with an aim to help military members and veterans with PTSD.

Testing cognitive training among veterans, military members, and first responders with PTSD (a randomized control trial)

In this randomized control trial, HRI and McMaster University are examining the use of Goal Management Training, a cognitive training program, as a method to reduce symptoms of PTSD.

Testing new treatments to help civilians with PTSD (a randomized control trial)

This randomized control trial examines the utility of two treatments – Goal Management Training and neurofeedback – in reducing symptoms and improving daily functioning in civilians with PTSD.

Trauma exposure in military members and public safety personnel: A qualitative investigation

This study aims to better understand the unique challenges of first responders that may complicate treatment and recovery from PTSD.

Using technology to better understand PTSD

In this study, computer technology is used to explore patterns in data from people with PTSD to learn about new subtypes of PTSD and factors that could improve recovery.