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Ukrainian Soldiers Psychological Rehabilitation and Reintegration

Many war veterans describe mental health issues, such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and alcohol abuse, as challenges to reintegration and as stigmatizing labels. Since 2015, the parliament has adopted over 30 laws on social protection for veterans. So, what are the concrete measures of the support system on Donbas veterans’ reintegration? To talk more… Read More »


Today we’re talking about SERVICE CONNECTION. When we talk about service-connecting a medical condition, disease, injury or illness to military service, we are talking about proving the relationship between the two. 1) Direct Service Connection 2) Service Connection by Aggravation 3) Presumptive Service Connection 4) Secondary Service Connection 5) Service Connection due to Injury Caused… Read More »

#SE2E2+ Cannabis Use and PTSD among Veterans

Cannabis use for medical conditions is an issue of growing concern. Some Veterans use marijuana to relieve symptoms of PTSD and several states specifically approve the use of medical marijuana for PTSD. However, controlled studies have not been conducted to evaluate the safety or effectiveness of medical marijuana for PTSD. Thus, there is no evidence… Read More »

PTSD Treatment using 3DMR on the CAREN Virtual Reality Rehabilitation Environment | Motek UK

See how Cardiff University is researching how to treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTDC) using their virtual reality rehabilitation environment. The Motek Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) is used for immersive virtual reality therapy for people experiencing treatment-resistant PTSD. This treatment is now being offered by the Brain and Spinal Injury Centre (BASIC): www.basiccharity.org.uk Summit Medical… Read More »

PTSD at Sea

Tyson Murray left the battlefield behind; but the flashbacks, anxiety and insomnia remain. Determined to change, he takes on a rehabilitation programme for soldiers living with PTSD. It’s a gruelling kayak adventure from Sydney to Brisbane and a personal journey to confront his fears. Follow Us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/attitudetv Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/attitude_tv See… Read More »

The Meadows of Wickenburg Az Presents: Jerry Boriskin – Treating Complex PTSD and Support Systems

Dr. Jerry Boriskin Senior Fellow at The Meadows treatment program in Wickenburg Az explains the symptoms and experiences of individuals who suffer from complex PTSD and how it relates to effective treatment methods. Jerry Boriskin is an author, lecturer, and clinician with expertise in trauma, PTSD, and addictive disorders. He began his career in 1979… Read More »

Rehabilitation of dog suffering from post traumatic stress disorder

This 4 year old dog was rescued from a severe hoarding situation in February 2011. This video documents her progress over 4 months. First she is showing signs of post traumatic stress disorder (ie. severe fear reactions, withdrawal, learned helplessness.) By keeping her environment and schedule extremely consistent, and positively introducing her to the world… Read More »