ARTICLE

FindCenter AddIcon

Overcoming Barriers to PTSD Care

By Military.com — 2020

PTSD is not something to be ashamed of. The best thing you can do for yourself is to take control and get help.

Read on www.military.com

FindCenter Post-Image

Virtual Reality Therapy Plunges Patients Back Into Trauma. Here Is Why Some Swear by It.

An experimental treatment seems poised to address a dire mental health crisis.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Post-Image

Psychedelic Drugs Can Help Treat PTSD Caused by Racism, Discrimination: Researchers

Williams is the co-lead author of a recent retrospective study that found those who tried doses of psilocybin (more commonly known as magic mushrooms), LSD, or MDMA (the pure substance found in Ecstasy or Molly) reported a decrease in trauma symptoms, depression and anxiety after 30 days.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Post-Image

Are You Mentally Well Enough for College?

Last spring an 18-year-old college freshman who got straight A’s in high school—but was now failing several courses—came to my office on the campus where I work as a psychologist.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Post-Image

What Is Post-Traumatic Growth?

Traumatic experiences don’t always have to result in long-term negative consequences. Research proves that exponential growth can actually result from traumatic events instead.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Post-Image

The Brain Injury Data Project: One Soldier's Story

Data from more than 10,000 brain injury patients -- including hundreds of variables and outcomes -- is being tracked in an ongoing government project that began 26 years ago.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Post-Image

Unbroken, Wounded Warriors Overcome Injury to Find New Strength

More than 600,000 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans have been left partially or totally disabled from physical or psychological wounds received during their service. Some of them compete in the Defense Department Warrior Games and find a place to continue to overcome.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Post-Image

Former Therapist: VA Is Hurting Mental Health Care for Combat Veterans at Its Vet Centers

A former VA therapist says productivity pressure on counselors who treat veterans for mental health issues like PTSD is hurting the quality of care.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Post-Image

Solving the Mystery of Military Mental Health: A Call to Action

The iconic scene when George C. Scott slaps the soldier with PTSD in Patton and calls him a “yellow-bellied coward” mirrors the historic and continued ambivalence of the military toward the psychological wounds of war.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Post-Image

Asking for Career Help Is Not a Sign of Weakness

When it comes to transitioning, you have to ask for help. This applies to mental health, fitness, and most importantly, to career transition.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Post-Image

PTSD Treatment Options

Although there are a number of treatment options for PTSD, and patient response to treatment varies, some treatments have been shown to have more benefit in general.

FindCenter AddIcon

EXPLORE TOPIC

Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD)