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Combat Veteran: The Media Has It Wrong. We Are Not Defined By Suicides and PTSD

“We call it like suicide porn. If you see veterans in the news, nine times out of ten it is something about PTSD or suicide and we are more than that.” Derek Weida served in the Army’s elite 82nd Airborne Division on three tours of duty. Being a soldier was his life. Until a firefight… Read More »

BEYOND WAR AND PTSD: THE CRUCIAL ROLE OF TRANSITION STRESS

Throughout the wars, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been the focus of significant mass media attention, government and nonprofit initiatives, and clinical research and funding. The serious and often debilitating nature of PTSD is beyond question; however, emerging research shows that the transition stresses that arise from loss of military identity, difficulty finding a job,… Read More »

PTSD Treatment Birmingham Soldier Now Happy 1 Week After NLP For PTSD

PTSD treatment 1 week on former Birmingham soldier. Click for more FREE help here; Craig Burgess talks about the changes in his PTSD post traumatic stress disorder and how all the nightmares and flashbacks have stopped after just one session with Birmingham NLP hypnotherapist Debbie Williams. Get a free hypnosis recording Stop worrying and create… Read More »

Fight or flight: the veterans at war with PTSD

One hundred years on from the end of the first world war, a group of veterans in Dorset are torn between their pride in their military careers and their anger over the lack of psychological support provided to them by the Ministry of Defence. With many feeling abandoned and left to battle significant mental health… Read More »

Beer is cheaper than therapy – The PTSD documentary

“I’m 22 years old and I must have killed 30 people. The same thing that you were given badges for over in Iraq, would have you considered a serial killer over here. That’s a very weird thought to have running around in your head when it’s dark, going to sleep or late at night.” There… Read More »

Suffering Soldiers: A Look at PTSD

Walk into American Legion Post 38 and you’ll find war relics. Preserved so people won’t lose sight of the sacrifices made on their behalf. But a new generation of soldiers are keeping their war memories bottled up inside them. Post traumatic stress disorder. “We see some of these younger vets that come in that have… Read More »

PTSD: Healing and Hope

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is becoming a major health concern as more of our military men and women return from war zones overseas. Studies indicate that as many as one in five service members returning from Iraq or Afghanistan suffers from major depression or combat stress. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder isn’t just limited to those… Read More »

San Diego VA Studies the Role of Guilt in Treatment of PTSD

The San Diego VA is looking at the role guilt and shame play in the treatment of PTSD. Researchers want to find the best way to treat people who may not think they deserve to get better. And a warning to viewers, the story includes graphic descriptions of military trauma. KPBS Military Reporter Steve Walsh… Read More »