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‘Blindspotting’ star reflects on universal trauma of a violent time

(21 Jul 2018) ‘Hamilton’ Tony-winner portrays parallels of post-traumatic stress disorder in ‘Blindspotting.’ Daveed Diggs said the story is a metaphor for a traumatized public in a violent period of time. (July 20) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story… Read More »

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder cases overwhelm Veteran Affairs

US military veterans are honored by all upon arriving back from war and it is agreed that these brave men and women should receive the best health care possible after putting their lives on the line. Now more than ever, thousands of troops suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but in some cases don’t get treatment… Read More »

For years, US troops returning from combat suffering post-traumatic stress disorder went untreated u

HEADLINE: Military looks for stress before deployments CAPTION: For years, US troops returning from combat suffering post-traumatic stress disorder went untreated until they came home. Now the military is looking at ways to treat stress while G.I.’s are deployed. (Nov. 20) [Notes:ANCHOR VOICE] [[TRACK]] [[LOCATOR: TWENTYNINE PALMS, CALIF]] JUST DAYS BEFORE SHIPPING OUT TO AFGHANISTAN,… Read More »

Can Virtual Reality Ease Post-traumatic Stress Disorder? | Dr. Brenda Wiederhold | TEDxChapmanU

A licensed clinical psychologist in the U.S. and Europe, a visiting professor at the Catholic University in Milan, and an entrepreneur, Dr. Brenda Wiederhold completed the first randomized, controlled clinical trial to provide virtual reality medical therapy for war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Her most recent achievement is working with coalition troops… Read More »

Military dogs suffer post traumatic stress disorder

(5 Aug 2010) AP Television Colorado Springs, 29 July 2010 1. Wide shot “Gina” the dog running through obstacle steps 2. Close-up “Gina” the dog running through obstacle steps 3. Close-up “Gina” 4. Close-up collar 5. SOUNDBITE (English) Master Sgt. Eric Haynes, Kennel Master, Peterson AFB: “She was attached to the army and she was… Read More »

Understanding PTSD’s Effects on Brain, Body, and Emotions | Janet Seahorn | TEDxCSU

PTSD disrupts the lives of average individuals as well as combat veterans who have served their country. The person experiencing the trauma often then impacts the lives of his/her family, friends, and workplaces. PTSD does not distinguish between race, age or gender and often goes undiagnosed. Even with proper diagnosis, many individuals do not know… Read More »

Doctor: PTSD a Concern For Boys Pulled From Cave

(10 Jul 2018) Thailand’s navy SEALs say all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in far northern Thailand, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks. An emergency medicine physician at the University of Chicago, Dr. Allison Tothy, says the rescued boys should make a quick recovery… Read More »

Doctor: PTSD a Concern For Boys Pulled From Cave

(10 Jul 2018) Thailand’s navy SEALs say all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in far northern Thailand, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks. An emergency medicine physician at the University of Chicago, Dr. Allison Tothy, says the rescued boys should make a quick recovery… Read More »