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Sebastian Junger Examines Veteran Life After Leaving Tribe

By NPR Weekend Edition Saturday — 2016

Sebastian Junger’s book Tribe looks at soldiers returning home from war. He tells NPR’s Scott Simon that veterans often don’t feel like they belong to the society they fought for.

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“Which One Is the Real Me?”—A Veteran’s Transition and Identity Crisis

Like most veterans, I found the transition from military to civilian life a struggle—a tougher struggle than I had anticipated. For me, I found that one of my trickier struggles was with my identity.

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It is Critical to Find Your Purpose First

The process to uncover your purpose after a career in military service takes great introspection.

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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.

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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.

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For Protesters, Trauma Lingers Long After the Marching Ends

Instead of relying on systems that have consistently failed the most vulnerable in the protest community, Mullan encourages a shift toward community-based care.

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‘A Way to Talk About It’

A veteran turned to art to try to heal his trauma. There he found solace and meaning. Now he helps others.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Returning Vets Face ‘Warring Identities’ Distress

A paper co-authored by R.

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Military to Civilian Re-entry