Post Traumatic Stress Disorder After Success in Florida, The Use Of Virtual Reality To Treat PTSD Is Expanding By Stephanie Colombini • Mar 24, 2019 Stephanie Colombini / American Homefront The University of Central Florida is using virtual reality to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. It's worked well enough that the Pentagon will fund similar programs elsewhere. A Surprising Finding About Psychological Trauma: In Some Ways, It's Beneficial By Jay Price • Apr 25, 2017 Jim Greenhill / U.S. Army National Guard The debilitating effects of post traumatic stress are well documented. But studies suggest that surviving trauma might also lead to personal growth. Researchers Study Injections As PTSD Treatment By Jay Price • Dec 12, 2016 Stacy Sanning / U.S. Army A new study will test an unusual approach to treating symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder: injecting a local anesthetic into nerve tissue in the neck.