PTSD

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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance Monday in federal court. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Relatives: Vet Arrested At White House Needs Help

An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him owns several guns that he could have brought with him if he had meant to harm anyone, his former stepson said Sunday.

09/21/2014

VR computer programs found to help returning vets ease symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. (Lucy Pemoni/Getty Images)

Study: Virtual-Reality System Helps Treat PTSD In Soldiers

VR computer programs found to help returning vets ease symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

08/08/2014

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Dem Senator: PTSD ‘May Have Been A Factor’ In Reported Plagiarism

Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others’ work in his master’s thesis was not plagiarism but “a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper” that he blamed in part on post-Iraq war trauma.

07/24/2014

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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

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