“There are trials where patients take MDMA (ecstasy’s active ingredient) while talking about trauma to promote more positive and less scary associations with the events.”
- Trials, suggests they have done this test more than once to find different results.
- MDMA, found that using a drug helps patients be more comfortable talking about their experiences.
- casual claim: helps promote positive talk of the trama
“Some of the most interesting research involves beta-blockers, drugs that suppress the adrenaline response.”
- some is indicating that not all the research is interesting and involves the beta-blockers.
- some also indicates the amount of adrenaline responses it suppresses.
- categorical claim: telling us it suppresses adrenaline responses.
“In one small study, trauma victims given beta-blockers within six hours of the incident had a 40 percent less likelihood of developing PTSD. ”
- small study indicates they have only minorly tested these facts.
- within is indicating they have only tested in within that time frame, but what about after the six hours?
- 40 precent less likelihood gives us evidence of this claim.
“patients take beta-blockers while talking about trauma so their reactions are weakened and then presumably lessened the next time it comes up, so far with promising results.”
- taking beta-blockers while talking about trama is claimed tp weaken reactions
- also being claimed that it is lessoned the next time it comes up
- so far is indicating that there hasn’t been problems yet but the more they test this the more different their results could be
“Researchers posit that TBI can make the brain more vulnerable to PTSD, or that it can exacerbate its symptoms of exhaustion, agitation, confusion, headaches.”
- can indicates that it is a possibility but it isn’t certain or proven
- this claim is categorical, it states different symptoms