Displaying results 1 - 24 of 24 for ptsd. Subscribe to this search
LUDOWICI, Ga. (AP) — The defense attorney for an Army sergeant charged in a double slaying outside Fort Stewart says the soldier suffers from brain injuries and post-traumatic stress after serving in combat in Afghanistan.
BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 2, 2013--The founder of Pets for Vets, a non-profit organization that matches shelter pets to armed forces veterans and trains them to be companion animals, has won the Cigna GO YOU Award.
What used to be known as shell shock is now recognized medical condition.
SARASOTA, Fla. - 9/11 is a day of reflection across the United States and the world but, what are the long term effects for first responders and those in the towers that made it out?
NEW HAVEN, Conn (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- One in ten adults in the US suffers from depression. For many, the symptoms are debilitating and the current treatments just don’t work. Researchers say a drug that’s used in hospitals and abused on the streets, may dramatically change your state of mind.
The healing power of touch, sound and smell may help Suncoast veterans
LAKEWOOD RANCH - Sights, sounds and smells help veterans suffering PTSD emerse themselves in the exposure treatment as a way to heal. Its all part of a research program offered free to veterans and active duty personnel.
PTSD may develop when a person experiences a traumatic event in which actual or threatened death or injury is involved, and the response is intense fear or helplessness. Later, the event is often re-experienced through intrusive thoughts, dreams, or flashbacks. Avoidance of activities, places, or people that are reminders of the event is common. Feelings of isolation and detachment from others may also be present.
And as we pay tribute to those who lost their lives for this country, it’s important not to forget the struggles those who survived the battlefield now face. And one of those struggles is helping veterans get back to work.
Memorial day is a day to reflect and pay our respects to those who lost their lives, but, it may be most difficult for those still with us who served and remember .
Whether it's pop, hip-hop, country, or classical, we all have favorite songs that make us move or simply move us. But could music help as we battle different diseases and conditions?
BRADENTON, FL. - Heartache and worry for a Bradenton family. Their son, a US Army soldier and combat veteran has been missing for 45 days.
Today, we have the first of a three part series aimed at helping heal our nation's wounded warriors.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Surrounded by her husband's military friends, one who offered a glove to wipe away her tears, Taya Kyle stood in front of the flag-draped coffin, her voice trembling as she described to a crowd of thousands what ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle meant to his family, friends and country.
Can you use meditation as medication? A federal panel recently released a report with results that might surprise you.
Find out here how you can help the family pay for the dog's surgery
You know your blood pressure number and our cholesterol number, so why not know your mental health number?
A Desert Storm veteran named George Tice is riding from Ft. Myers to Tallahassee to raise awareness about post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the need for better services for the returning troops who have it. Reach him at 239-738-0601 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder often affects the troops returning from the battlefield, but its reach extends to other professions as well.
(ARA) - Today's service men and women are facing particularly challenging circumstances. Many soldiers have been deployed several times to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, often serving in prolonged combat operations. Army Secretary John McHugh recently told Congress that, for perhaps the first time in history, there are more than 50,000 soldiers in uniform who have had at least four deployments, and some have even served 10 or more.
(NewsUSA) - About 50 million crimes are committed each year in the U.S., with only 14 million arrests made. Most attention is placed on the criminals, but programs exist to help victims.