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Why Drone Operators, Non-Combat Soldiers, and Peace Corps Volunteers Get PTSD | Sebastian Junger

If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/contact-us/americas/ Sebastian Junger investigates PTSD in US troops and finds war may not be the root cause, but rather the painful transition from platoon communalism to the fractured individualism and social divides… Read More »

Living with PTSD | UNILAD – Original Documentary

It is estimated that up to 3 in 100 people may develop PTSD at some stage in life. If you’re a sufferer of PTSD it can have a huge impact on your day to day life. In this UNILAD original documentary, we talk to British war veterans and sufferers of this debilitating illness about their… Read More »

My Brother Took His Own Life: A Soldier Fighting PTSD

17% of former frontline soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering from probable PTSD. Through personal videos, voice notes, interviews and letters, this film reveals Kevin Williams’ private battle mental health. You can watch the full documentary PTSD: The War In My Head on the BBC Three iPlayer page here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p077ysvd If you or someone… Read More »

Veterans for Peace, Veterans & Post-traumatic Stress Injury, the Daily Christchurch Massacre in Iraq

Trish here: Warning: Images of war crimes. I share my thoughts on the experience of veterans whose PTSI is being denied by the military services and how many vets are discarded by the US war machine when they manifest these symptoms. Ethan McCord, an Iraq veteran, claims 250,000 veterans have been denied they have PTSI… Read More »

"Wartorn 1861-2010" New Doc Chronicles Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 1 of 2

A new documentary, “Wartorn 1861-2010,” airing on HBO on Veterans Day, chronicles the lingering effects of war on military veterans throughout American history, from the Civil War through today’s conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Democracy Now! speaks with the filmmakers, Jon Alpert and Matt O’Neill, and with the parents of two soldiers who committed suicide… Read More »

Small Scale Farming for Vets with PTSD & TBI

Ray Meylor us an unusual veteran with TBI and PTSD. When his afflictions prevented him from doing his job, he set about finding a job that would suit his needs. Like many PTSD vets, he craved privacy and being his own boss. So he created a 10 acre, profitable, sustainable farm. He uses solar for… Read More »

Veterans for Peace, Veterans & Post-traumatic Stress Injury, the Daily Christchurch Massacre in Iraq

Trish here: I share my thoughts on the PTSI that veterans experience and how they are discarded by the US war marchine when they manifest these symptoms. Ethan McCord, an Iraq veteran, claims 250,000 veterans have been denied they have PTSI by the military and the military services. The military services state these soldiers had… Read More »

Coming Home, Punching Out – PTSD Short movie

A short film about the lurking danger from post traumatic stress disorder. We made it in about 20 mins ‘Dogme’ style using a camera of a friend that he wanted to test. Turns out the footage didn’t transfer to FCP very well! Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome – This is a ticking time bomb. We send… Read More »