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The Warfighters: The Reality of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) | History

Watch these epic first hand accounts of grit and courage from the Veterans who were there. Check out The Warfighters at History.com. #TheWarfighters Subscribe for more HISTORY: Newsletter: Website – Facebook – Twitter – From executive producer Peter Berg (Lone Survivor), “The Warfighters” is a bona fide, powerful portrayal of the high-stakes environment that members… Read More »

PTSD in the movies

Since its official recognition by the psychiatric establishment in 1980, post-traumatic stress disorder has expanded beyond the confines of the clinic. Social observers, for example, find it’s become a way of narrating and framing one’s experience following a cataclysmic event. AEI Resident Scholar Sally Satel, who has written widely about PTSD, talked to David Morris,… Read More »

2014 Aging Summit Talk 4: PTSD in Aging Vets (2014)

2014 Aging Summit (Conference on Aging) at the San Antonio Airport Hilton. Special presentation on “I Can’t Get the Pictures of the Bodies Out of My Head: PTSD in Our Aging Veterans” by Alan Peterson, PhD | UTHSCSA. Dr. Peterson’s Alamo City-based STRONG STAR (South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma And Resilience)… Read More »

Why The U.S. Fails PTSD Victims

What Is A Fatwa? What Would An ISIS Caliphate Look Like? » Subscribe to NowThis World: ISIS’s Islamic scholars have issued several fatwas for day to day life in the Islamic State. Here’s a look at one fatwa that’s raising new concerns. Learn More: Exclusive: Islamic State sanctioned organ harvesting in document taken in U.S.… Read More »

NVLSP Discusses Class Action to Help OEF/OIF Vets with PTSD

NVLSP’s Bart Stichman talks about recent developments with the class action lawsuit to help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans at a press conference on January 25, 2010 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Stichman is the co-executive director of the National Veterans Legal Services Program. Thousands of veterans will likely receive better benefits and… Read More »

WRITING & READING & HEALING: PTSD and the Novel

LITERARY LANDMARK WELCOMES DESCENDANT OF THE BEATS: Book Passage, San Francisco, CA, Tuesday, July 16 Award winning poet, Brian Francis Heffron, kicked off a national book tour for Colorado Mandala, his debut work of literary fiction, with an appearance at one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most prestigious literary landmarks, Book Passage in Marin.… Read More »

Plaintiff – Class Action Lawsuit to Help OEF/OIF Vets with PTSD

Veteran plaintiff Tyler Einarson talks about why he joined the class action lawsuit. at a press conference on January 25, 2010 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Einarson lives in Minnesota and is one of 4,300 OEF/OIF veterans who stand to benefit from the lawsuit. Source: Youtube

John Tribe on Iraq, PTSD, & Ayahuasca

John is a retired US Army Ranger who served almost 10 years in the military. He returned home feeling disillusioned with the war efforts in Iraq, and was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He eventually found help through a very intense experience with Ayahuasca in Peru. We talk about his time in Iraq, the… Read More »