Invisible Wound: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Cpl. Chris Dupee gives us insight into the troubling silence that many sufferers of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder endure. Having served in Afghanistan Chris knows from first hand experience the whirlwind of emotions one deals with upon returning home. The statistics are staggering and the code of silence needs to be broken. The stigma from… Read More »

Physiology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (2 of 3)

June 17, 2008 – Psychologist Michael Ryan, Psychotherapist Carolyn Carino, Vietnam War veteran Jim Hodges, and Hauenstein Center Director Gleaves Whitney talk about returning veterans and post-traumatic stress disorder. Source: Youtube

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Effective Treatments and Clinical Trials

JoAnn Difede, Ph.D., Judith Cukor, Ph.D., and Megan E. Olden, Ph.D., of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center’s Psychiatry Department discuss effective evidence based treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and describe how those living with PTSD can benefit from clinical trials. Discussed treatments include Exposure Therapy which is sometimes augmented by Virtual Reality based therapy. These… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression and Anxiety – Paula’s Recovery – Short Version

“Recovery is beyond anything that I could have imagined” For five long and tortuous years, Paula had suffered from anxiety, depression and post traumatic stress disorder. The symptoms of depression started soon after her sons were born. But Paula did not tell anyone how she was feeling. She hid her feelings like a dirty secret.… Read More »

ReSolve: A Guide To Post Traumatic Growth – Feature Documentary

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a potentially devastating condition brought on by trauma. This can be from the stress of war, shootings, catastrophic burns, loss of a child, paralyzing accidents, athletic injuries, emotional trauma or financial ruin. I directed this award-winning, feature-length documentary to try and help those suffering with PTSD find their way… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Military

Jackson & MacNichol Attorneys at Law 800-524-3339 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD) has been called “the signature disability from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.” However, many of our WWII Vets and other veterans suffer in silence with this condition. We want to say to you that there is help. Money certainly won’t solve your… Read More »

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Teens

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a major trauma. Children and teens with PTSD can have a number of symptoms after a trauma that fall into three categories: 1. Reliving the trauma in some way. 2. Attempts to avoid anything that reminds the child or… Read More »

PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Barbara Rothbaum, PhD, an expert in the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), describes its symptoms and the various treatments currently available. PTSD commonly affects war Veterans, but may also affect those who’ve experienced other traumatic events such as accidents, natural or man-made disasters, and abuse. Rothbaum, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and… Read More »

Dr. Julian Ford – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Assessment & Treatment Planning

Dr. Julian Ford – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Assessment & Treatment Planning Current approaches to PTSD screening, self-report assessment, structured interview diagnostic assessment, and clinician rating of current symptoms and change over time will be described, highlighting specific measures developed consistent with DSM-5 PTSD criteria. Key considerations for treatment planning and ongoing monitoring of response to… Read More »

Tho’wayz – A family of CPTSD (Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

This is a documentive story of a lost family. In 2007, the people in this family have separated themselves. Some, as far back as 45 years, without knowing that of the initial 7 children that lived; another 3 grew to adulthood and only 1 had the courage to find them all and the woman who… Read More »