Diet, Trauma, and PTSD

The CNP Diet, Trauma, and PTSD Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake, trauma, and PTSD. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category are available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).

2019

Trauma exposure, DSM-5 posttraumatic stress, and binge eating symptoms: results from a nationally representative sample

Original

2021

Posttraumatic stress disorder and changes in diet quality over 20 years among US women

Original

2016

The role of nutrients in protecting mitochondrial function and neurotransmitter signaling: implications for the treatment of depression, PTSD, and suicidal behaviors

Original

2018

Association between posttraumatic stress disorder and lack of exercise, poor diet, obesity, and co-occurring smoking: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Original

2015

A diet enriched with Curcumin impairs newly acquired and reactivated fear memories

Original

2015

Impact of DSM-5 PTSD and gender on impaired eating behaviors in 512 Italian earthquake survivors

Original

2016

Diet quality is associated with mental health, social support, and neighborhood factors among Veterans

Original

2013

Vulnerability imposed by diet and brain trauma for anxiety-like phenotype: implications for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

Original

Early life adversity and/or posttraumatic stress disorder severity are associated with poor diet quality, including consumption of trans fatty acids, and fewer hours of resting or sleeping in a US middle-aged population: A cross-sectional and prospective study

Original

2016

Exercise and diet as potential moderators between trauma, posttraumatic stress, depression, and relationship quality among emerging adults

Original

2013

Vulnerability imposed by diet and brain trauma for anxiety-like phenotype: Implications for post-traumatic stress disorders (animal)

Original

2021

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in mid-age and older adults differs by immigrant status and ethnicity, nutrition, and other determinants of health in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA)

Original

2018

The Gut Microbiome and Mental Health: Implications for Anxiety- and Trauma-Related Disorders

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