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Neurofeedback Brain Therapy May Cure PTSD

Full story: http://bit.ly/kKxCVx Military doctors have added a new technique to their arsenal of treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Neurofeedback, a therapy that practitioners claim can reboot the brain’s neural networks, has been introduced at several bases, VA clinics and even in Iraq and Afghanistan. But despite heartening success stories, some experts question whether… Read More »

Understanding PTSD Symptoms (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

http://loan-er.com/ptsd/ Understanding post traumatic stress disorder symptoms and what it feels like. For those who suffer from PTSD, it is not just one symptom they have to deal with. It is a very complex and challenging disorder that takes over a persons life so that they feel estranged and disconnected from life and from those… 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 »


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CBD Oil Combats Veteran’s PTSD Disorder…

Anyone suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) watching a loved one battle the disorder, knows how debilitating it is. Research shows impressive results from one of the oldest medicinal herbs – cannabis. What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post-traumatic stress disorder is a stress response to a real or perceived fear, that remains over time, long… Read More »

Can therapy [for posttraumatic stress disorder] help with nightmares and sleep problems?

Nightmares and trouble sleeping are among the chief complaints that people with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have. Learn how therapy can help relieve these problems. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/gen-treatment.asp Source: Youtube

Virtual Reality Medical Center – VR Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

VRMC (vrphobia.com and vrphobia.eu) currently uses virtual reality exposure therapy (3-dimensional computer simulation) in combination with physiological monitoring and feedback to treat panic and anxiety disorders. These conditions include specific phobias such as fear of flying, fear of driving, fear of heights, fear of public speaking, fear of thunderstorms, claustrophobia, agoraphobia, arachnophobia, social phobia, panic… Read More »

Do I have to be on medication [for posttraumatic stress disorder] for the rest of my life?

The reality of medication treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is that many patients will have to take them indefinitely. Matthew Friedman, a psychiatrist and executive director of the VA National Center for PTSD, notes that psychotherapy—or “talk therapy”—is a treatment that can provide relief in a few months or less. Learn more about the… Read More »

Are there side effects of [medication for posttraumatic stress disorder] that i should look out for?

Psychiatrist Matthew Friedman talks frankly about the side effects of medications for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Because of these side effect, Dr. Freidman notes, talk therapy may be a better option. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/gen-treatment.asp Source: Youtube

How do I decide which treatment [for posttraumatic stress disorder] to try?

There are a number of effective treatments available for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Hear suggestions for deciding which type of treatment to try from three experienced therapists. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/gen-treatment.asp Source: Youtube

What is Prolonged Exposure (PE) [for posttraumatic stress disorder]?

Prolonged Exposure (PE) is a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that helps people recover by having them face their fears. Two experienced clinicians explain how patients face their fears by telling their stories and confronting difficult situations. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/gen-treatment.asp Source: Youtube

Trauma, Addiction and Misdiagnoses

Misdiagnoses can prevent you from getting the help you need. We often find that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post-traumatic stress disorder play a large role in the manifestation of an illness. Learn about the relationship between trauma addiction and how misdiagnoses can skew the picture and how this picture can become clearer when the… Read More »

Social worker helps ex-soldier defeat ‘different’ enemy: PTSD

Former soldier Dene Graskie says he has spent the last few years fighting “a different war” — this one with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Graskie is grateful he had Gita Ward, an Alberta Health Services social worker with a huge reservoir of toughness and compassion, battling alongside him. Source: Youtube