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Study: Suicides More Likely To Occur After Midnight

According to a new study, suicides are more likely to happen after midnight.

06/05/2014

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Police Unions: PTSD Affecting Every Department In U.S.

Police unions across the U.S. are pushing for officers to be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits if they suffer post-traumatic stress disorder, whether they got it from the general stress of police work or from responding to a deadly shooting rampage.

05/16/2014

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Army Vets, Including Patton’s Grandson, Use Filmmaking As Therapy For PTSD

With a growing demand for ways to treat the psychological damage of war, one Army pilot project is encouraging soldiers to take control of their own stories in a filmmaking class titled I Was There Media Workshop.

06/06/2012

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Army Launches Review Of PTSD Diagnoses

Army leaders said Wednesday they are launching a sweeping, independent review of how the service evaluates soldiers with possible post-traumatic stress disorder following recent complaints that some PTSD diagnoses were improperly overturned.

05/17/2012

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Army Launches Review Of PTSD Diagnoses

The U.S. Army is launching a sweeping, independent review of how it evaluates and diagnoses soldiers with possible post-traumatic stress disorder following recent complaints that some PTSD diagnoses were improperly overturned.

05/16/2012

A U.S. soldier of the 173rd Airborne Brigade patrols mock hostile terrain during a training exercise at the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center only weeks before the 173rd will deploy to Afghanistan. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Army: PTSD Treatable; Some Diagnosed Return To War

It is still not known if the soldier accused of killing 17 Afghans was ever diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder — but even if he had been, that alone would not have prevented him from being sent back to war.

03/23/2012