Tag Archives: combat

In battling PTSD, the strength of the wolf is the pack

“The strength of the pack is the wolf. The strength of the wolf is the pack. ” The words are proving just as important to Wolfpack association veterans, active duty Marines and Navy corpsmen as they battle an invisible enemy that can be just as deadly — post-traumatic stress disorder. Source: Youtube

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 »

PTSD on the battlefield: Collecting data during combat (Michael Telch at CASW 2009)

The diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans remains controversial, in part because little is known about combat PTSD. Most studies have been retrospective, so the question remains: What factors in a soldier who has not yet seen combat could predispose him or her to PTSD? Michael Telch and his colleagues are conducting what they… Read More »

A Brief Lesson on PTSD

#PTSD #Veterans #Stress In this video, I talk specifically about Combat Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a traumatic-stressor disorder. I go into the facts and statistics of this disorder. This really speaks to me because my boyfriend is retired Army and suffers from PTSD. I support our troops! Thank you all for your service! National… Read More »

What is the impact of PTSD on committed relationships? | Dr. Julie Gottman

Dr. Julie Gottman describes the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on committed relationships. She demonstrates a therapeutic approach that interweaves individual PTSD treatment with Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Learn more about our Treating Affairs and Trauma course: http://bit.ly/2oSUOkV Visit www.gottman.com for more information. Follow Us! Blog: www.gottman.com/blog Facebook: www.facebook.com/gottmaninstitute Instagram: www.instagram.com/gottmaninstitute Twitter: www.twitter.com/gottmaninst Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/gottmaninst… Read More »

PTSD Service Dogs for Veterans

For Veteran’s living with PTSD returning to normal civilian life can be anything but normal. Learn about Believet and its program where man’s best friend, Dogs, can make all the difference in helping veteran’s cope and thrive. See how they are also trying to change how service dogs are recognized in the medical community. Believet… Read More »

Digital Green Series: Uncle Sam's Nephew

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event like combat, assault, or disaster. Most people have some stress reactions after trauma. If the reactions don’t go away over time or disrupt your life, you may have PTSD. As high as 20% of veterans experience PTSD directly related to their service.… Read More »

Working for women veterans with PTSD

Recently Senator Warner met with women veterans in Hampton and Richmond to discuss the recent release of a study that showed women are much more likely than male veterans to be denied care for PTSD. In 2009, Senator Warner successfully amended a defense appropriations bill to direct the V-A inspector general to examine the gender… Read More »

Battle fatigue – did it affect soldiers in the ancient world?

We know that soldiers today suffer from the mental stresses of combat, but did those of the ancient world do too? Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Lindybeige The mental symptoms suffered by soldiers who have been in war include depression, insomnia, nightmares, flashbacks, substance abuse, being constantly hyper-alert, and emotional numbness. Most soldiers do not suffer… Read More »

What can be done to destigmatize PTSD in veterans?

We need to destigmatize, and normalize, symptoms of PTSD. War changes a person. Service members train everyday to serve their country, to fight and win America’s wars. Prolonged exposure to hazardous environments, daily exposure to violence and death has a deep affect. There’s nothing morally wrong or physically wrong with the person who gets PTSD.… Read More »