fix articles 124996, ptsd
April Sexual Assault Awareness Month (tags)
April has been designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The statistics of sexual assault are shocking (207,754 victims 12 and older) and the statistics of those assaulted even more so(44% victims are under 18). Perhaps it is time though, that we look past the statistics and grasp that these people assaulted are more than mere numbers on a chart. They are people of both genders, with lives that are profoundly changed when sexual assault occurs.
Punished for having PTSD (tags)
Article on PTSD veterans
PTSD, infertility and other consequences of war (tags)
When used as directed, the depleted uranium bullets, shells and bombs become a lethal uranium gas or aerosol. The poison uranium oxide gas aerosols last for billions of years and never stop indiscriminately maiming and killing, which is a war crime in itself.
Traumatic Cycle (tags)
Once called "battle fatigue" and "shell shock" Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), recognized as a clinical condition in 1980, has been a part of warfare for those serving in armed forces for as long as anyone can figure. People who suffer from the disease often experience vivid flashbacks so real some act out what they re-experience. Other symptoms may be feeling distant from others, severe depression, feeling unable to be happy. Having trouble falling asleep and suffering uncontrollable outbursts of anger may also accompany the disease.
War is Coming Home (tags)
War is the disease of which PTSD and other mental illnesses that plague our soldiers and veterans are merely symptoms.
Veterans' Suicides, PTSD, & Election '08: DOES AMERICA CARE? (tags)
PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and government inaction should matter, to you! CBS Story on the Veteran Suicide Epidemic: Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XB2-xE... Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqFJAB... NPR / All Things Considered Story: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/st... storyId=16330374 Information on PTSD issues: http://ptsdcombat.blogspot.com/ PTSD related Incident Timeline: http://timelines.epluribusmedia.org/t... THIS IS FOR THE SOLDIERS. ORG http://thisisforthesoldiers.org/ EMAIL THE 08' PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES: http://www.disclosureproject.org/2008... EMAIL CONGRESS! http://www.rallycongress.com/letter2c... 8/?gclid=CMC7zp7L5Y8CFQyAHgodCya3ZA CONTACT THE SENATE http://www.senate.gov/general/contact... CONTACT THE HOUSE http://www.house.gov/writerep/ This video can be used and redistributed, by anyone, in its original form without attribution. Please attach provided links. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbUamgEFTHI
Spc. Doug Barber: One Year After His Tragic Suicide-Unaired Interviews (tags)
Two previously unreleased audio interviews with Spc. Douglas Barber, who served in Iraq with the Ohio National Guard. Released to commemorate the one year anniversary of his suicide due to untreated PTSD and overwhelming mental trauma.
A Soldier For Truth Has Fallen: In Memory of Specialist Doug Barber (tags)
Today I come to you with a heavy and troubled heart. I have the unfortunate task of giving you some very tragic news. Yesterday afternoon Specialist Douglas Barber, an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, took his own life after struggling with the demons and nightmares of PTSD for over two years.
Letters from Redeploying Soldiers (tags)
THE TRUTH FROM OUR OWN SOLDIERS ABOUT IRAQ
TRUTH FROM U.S. SOLDIERS ABOUT IRAQ: Letters from redeploying soldiers (tags)
Letters from redeploying soldiers