Having PTSD often results in social isolation and a life robbed of meaningful experiences. Finding the strength to reengage can be daunting, but is well worth the effort expended. It’s when we begin to let others back into our lives that we rediscover ourselves and find our joy and peace again.
Posts Tagged: PTSD
The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have jointly invested $107 million for medical research efforts focused on treating mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder. Research organizations will work to develop new ways for diagnosing and treating the conditions under the five-year initiative, the VA said Aug. 10. Funding will back studies under… Read more »
Problem: U.S. Army Soldiers are enduring unyielding high operational tempo in garrison and the combat field of operations in order to keep pace with ongoing wartime mission requirements. The high tempo and increasingly common multiple deployments present many human physical and psychological challenges (Military Health Advisory Team IV (MHAT-IV), 2006; MHAT-V, 2008) that have a… Read more »
by Donna L. Quesinberry Wounded Warrior Examiner Since Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom began in 2003, tens of thousands of our service men and women have succumbed to battlefield wounds and are returning home with life-altering injuries. In collaboration with the USO, Examiner.com wants your help to say “thanks” to our nation’s Wounded Warriors. Read… Read more »
(The full text of this excerpted blog post appears on Mike Russell’s blog at: blog.planetrussell.net) As the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania heads into the 60th day of its marathon state budget impasse, that’s no deterrent to some of the best and brightest minds in healthcare technology, military medicine, rural development and public policy. They’ll be converging… Read more »