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Voice analysis software may help diagnose PTSD in veterans

Voice analysis software can help detect post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans based on their speech, a study suggests. Continue reading

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Want to help a veteran suffering from PTSD? Here’s how

The Department of Veterans Affairs recently reported that more than 20 veterans and active duty service members, guardsmen and reservists commit suicide every day in this country. Continue reading

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Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense. Continue reading

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Marine veteran who killed 12 in California bar served in brutal Afghanistan province, may have had PTSD

As hundreds mourn the death of 12 people savagely gunned down inside a California bar Wednesday night, law enforcement seeks a motive for the senseless massacre at the hands of a former Marine who months before had been cleared by a mental health profe… Continue reading

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PTSD: What it is and how to spot it

Anyone who has experienced a traumatic event — an assault, accident or warfare, just to name a few — can experience symptoms of PTSD. Continue reading

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VA wrongly denied benefits for victims of military sexual trauma: report

The Department of Veteran Affairs wrongly denied benefits for thousands of veterans who have claimed they suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder relating to a sexual assault that occurred during their military service, a new government watchdog rep… Continue reading

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Paralyzed veteran on 1,500-mile handcycling journey to raise awareness on mental health

Army National Guard veteran Ricky Raley understands the struggles faced by injured soldiers returning from war. Continue reading

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Waitress who survived Waffle House shooting reportedly suffering from PTSD, needs support dog

Stanley was working as a waitress when a gunman shot into the restaurant and killed four people. Continue reading

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Marine vet crossing country to honor late brother, raise awareness of PTSD

A Marine veteran is making his second trek across the United States in an effort to raise awareness for other vets suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues. Continue reading

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Marine veteran makes second trek across US to raise awareness for PTSD

A Marine veteran who set out on foot from San Diego in March will reach North Carolina this week as he walks to raise awareness for mental health issues afflicting the armed forces community. Continue reading

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PTSD raises heart and stroke risk in World Trade Center cleanup crews

More than 16 years after cleanup was completed at the site of the September 11, 2001 attack on New York City’s World Trade Center complex, many who worked at the disaster site still struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and may also have … Continue reading

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Fourth of July fireworks trigger PTSD symptoms in veterans

Two hundred and forty two years. Continue reading

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VA suicide data shows vets still desperately struggling

In 2010, Congress declared June 27 National PTSD Awareness Day. Continue reading

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Marine’s 222-mile hike a personal mission to bring awareness to military suicide

This U.S. Marine is taking on a new mission of his own for the holidays, planning to hike about 22 miles a day over two weeks to raise awareness about the high amount of suicides among military veterans. Continue reading

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Cancer survivors often living with PTSD

Cancer patients may often experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the months after their tumors are diagnosed, and mental health issues can sometimes linger for years, a Malaysian study suggests. Continue reading

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Horse therapy program for veterans with PTSD needs donations

Returning soldiers and veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other issues associated with war are finding solace in a horse therapy program in New Jersey. Continue reading

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Veteran and military suicide prevention

Twenty veterans on average die by suicide every day — with experts working toward reducing that figure. Continue reading

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FDA moves forward on ecstasy ingredient trials for PTSD

The active ingredient in the drug ecstasy passed an important hurdle on the path to becoming a prescription drug for treating post-traumatic stress disorder. Continue reading

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Little evidence shows cannabis helps chronic pain or PTSD

Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions, two research reviews suggest. Continue reading

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