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PTSD- 7.7 Million Sufferers

February 9, 2016

For the past week I’ve been blogging about various professions that may lead to PTSD.  These include: the military, fire departments, police departments, paramedics and emergency ward workers and other professions that I may not have heard about yet.  But even with these various departments it still seems impossible to...

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PTSD- Other Professions

February 7, 2016

In correspondence with other PTSD sufferers a statement came by other sources saying that there are other professions and situations that can cause PTSD other than the military.  I’ve covered several other professions in earlier blogs.  Professions like, police and fire personnel we already discussed and today I’m adding paramedic and...

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PTSD- What’s A Mother To Do?

February 1, 2016

From time to time I receive a letter or message from a parent who has a child with PTSD.  I decided to restate some things that parents should know regarding the treatment of a PTSD child.  Some of the same things can be applied to spouses, children or friends and...

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PTSD-Sexual Abuse

January 29, 2016

I was confronted on one of my web sites, saying that the reader was experiencing PTSD and never was in combat but was sexually abused while in the military.  I have covered this issue in a previous blog but I promised that I would discuss it once again.  Somehow, this...

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PTSD- Disappointment With Veterans Administration

January 27, 2016

I have been doing this blog for years and one of the things that I hear many times, is the disappointment in the VA for PTSD patients.  Since I have PTSD and I have also worked as a volunteer for the VA, for a while, I wanted to add my...

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PTSD- Light at the End of the Tunnel Part 2

January 25, 2016

I posted my blog about there being a light at the end of the PTSD tunnel.  several days ago and I  received a lot of feedback.  One typical response was from a PTSD sufferer who said, “there is no light at the end of the tunnel.  I know of several Vietnam...

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PTSD- Another Personal Story

January 24, 2016

Message Body: Never again will I be the same person as I once was before I made the choice of fighting for this country  witch I will never regret. 6 years I gave too uncle Sam 2 deployments Iraq an Afghanistan as a 11 Charlie. Everything was great but after...

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PTSD- Track Palin

January 21, 2016

Several months ago I wrote a blog regarding a television show that I had seen where PTSD was the hook used as a motive for a violent act involving an ex-veteran who had committed the crime.  I tried to talk about this TV show as a double edged sword as...

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PTSD- Light At The End Of The Tunnel

January 21, 2016

When I first came home from Vietnam and realized that things, for me, were not the same as when I had left them, I started to journal.  I had no long term goal in mind I didn’t even know if there would be a benefit from my doing journaling.  I did...

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PTSD – Other Causes Firefighters

January 19, 2016

Our site is called Military PTSD Forum but as I’ve indicated several times in the past, PTSD is far more invasive than some people may think. When I first started journaling I didn’t even have a word for how I was feeling and now do I not only have a...

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