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PTSD Posting

March 5, 2015

Thank for listening and please share or help if you can My best friend, Bill Martin suffered from PTSD I watched for years as he became more reclusive. Medical doctors didn’t start to recognize the illness till lately and he was finally beginning to get help. Bill Martin was shot...

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PTSD- Marijuana Possible Help

March 4, 2015

From the Huffington Post “More than 5 million people suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) annually, and new research suggests that cannabis may help them find relief and may even offer better care than the current class of drugs commonly used to treat the disorder. According to research...

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PTSD _ California Statistics

March 3, 2015

Here are some excerpts from an article by Claudia Bustamante entitled Orange County veterans face transition challenges, high mental health concerns. Since this is where I live I thought I’d post it. I know these figures vary from location to location but more information is surfacing all the time. “The...

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PTSD- Help Me

March 2, 2015

Message Body: I’ve been diagnosed with PTSD by my family psychologist, and I think my daughter is affected by me being in Desert Storm, she got diagnosed with being severely depressed, we are so lost right now, I don’t know who to turn to, can someone please help us?

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PTSD- Why Blogging?

March 1, 2015

The blog is the 21st century journal. Wikipedia defines a blog as: “A blog or web log is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and consisting of discrete entries (“posts”) typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first). Until 2009 blogs...

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PTSD Statistics

February 26, 2015

The strategy of indoctrination into military life requires intense mental and physical training. It can be a challenging and difficult adjustment. We hope to provide evidence that what is needed is for the military to devote the same effort for the service personnel to adjust back into civilian life. This...

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PTSD- Why And How To Organize

February 26, 2015

I received over 19,000 responses from my call for PTSD unity. Obviously most see the need. I received one response that offered a stiff response of “Yeah, just like the VA”. of course this has absolutely nothing to do with the Veterans Administration. Most, if not all of us, have...

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PTSD Post

February 26, 2015

Message Body: It’s hard to talk about, even on a screen without a person sitting in front of me. I just want to chime in about our vets falling into the “Tough Guy” trap, and not be open about suffering from PTSD. It took me nearly 20 years to finally...

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PTSD- New Contributor

February 24, 2015

Although I agree that ANY method of psychological help with PTSD is good, I don’t agree that it is the same for all. I am a Vietnam vet, and don’t have the same problems or experiences as an OEF or OIF vet does, but still have many or most of...

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New Concerns over PTSD Plea

February 22, 2015

The twists and turns of many trials seem to be quite common. I already stated in another blog that I was concerned with the PTSD insanity please in the “American Sniper” trial. The current situation is that the PTSD angle has changed which gives me actually some relief. To attach...

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