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Tracing Combat Stress Through History

May 29, 2014

Post Traumatic Stress is not a new experience pertaining to modern warfare in the War on Terror, however it can be traced throughout all of recorded history.  In this article, we’ll discuss some examples Combat Stress and PTS dating back to ancient history through the American Civil War.

History Of PTSD

There is evidence of PTS in historical literature going as far back as Ancient Greece, as documented by...
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PTSD Treatment: An Overview of Cognitive Therapy

May 08, 2014

Regularly implementing coping skills, confiding in significant relationships, and medication can be a big help in reducing or eliminating symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress.  For many veterans who suffer from PTSD, medication alone will not solve the problem as it is but one of several strategies on dealing with post-deployment stress reactions.  However, there’s much more to treatment than just taking medication.

If you are considering or undergoing treatment for...
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Returning from Deployment and Common Stress Reactions

May 01, 2014

With the ever increasing awareness of veterans and service-members experiencing Post Traumatic Stress, it’s easy to overlook a simple and much needed observation: “almost all service members will have [stress] reactions after returning from a war zone.”  (Returning from the War Zone, DVA)

Not only are there extreme challenges and difficulties experienced while serving, returning home also has its own accoutrement of stressors.

Signs of Post-Deployment Combat Stress

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Act…don’t react.

Apr 17, 2014

Living with mental illness such as Post Traumatic Stress, depression, anxiety can affect nearly all aspects of routine, maintaining relationships, and moving forward to fulfill your goals, dreams, and ambitions. For those returning from active service, it can be difficult to move onto enjoying civilian life for a multitude of reasons. According to NAMI, between 2002 and 2010, nearly 28% of returning service members from OEF/ OIF were diagnosed with...
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Effects of PTSD on Family

Mar 05, 2014

Each year young men and women join the military to serve our great nation. They volunteer to leave behind loved ones, friends, and various obligations. Their duty places demands on them that test their character. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have made no exception to these tests. Life after a deployment presents the soldier with arguably the biggest test of all and that is adjusting back to the world...
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