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PTSD- “Why Do We Love Violence?”

January 31, 2015

I just went to the movies last night and saw the movie, “The Imitation Game”.  It’s the story about how Alan Touring, who was able to discover and find out how to translate the German enigma machine by creating the first computer.  It is a story that has little to do with <strong>PTSD</strong>...

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American Sniper Debate-PTSD

January 27, 2015

  The debate about the movie American Sniper continues to rage.  People are lining up on both sides to voice their opinions on whether Chris Kyles, the doing of his sniper work in American Sniper, should be considered a hero.  Of course I wish that the topic of <strong>PTSD</strong> would...

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Eddie Ray Routh-PTSD

January 27, 2015

Does the name Eddie Ray Routh ring a bell? No, I thought not. But if I say Chris Kyle, we all might recognize him as the American Sniper, the “Devil of Ramadi” the hero Clint Eastwood immortalized in his film . But who is Eddie Ray Routh? Give up? He...

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New PTSD Benefit

January 26, 2015

Just received this offer and thought it might be a deal for some of our PTSD sufferers in the North East. I want to extend an invitation to all Veterans to come out to the Won Institute in Glenside PA to receive discounted acupuncture treatments. Acupuncture has been show to...

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You Are The Hero Of You Own Life Story-PTSD-

January 21, 2015

It has occurred to me, when reading some of the things that people say. How people always do rewrites and leave out some key portions of things that occur to them to make themselves look better. I’m saying this because I am rethinking the “American Sniper” movie that I blogged...

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American Sniper- PTSD?

January 20, 2015

The highest grossing movie of the year, so far, is “American Sniper”. I was debating whether to see it or not because it dramatizes the whole killing thing and, as most know, I am very much against war until the last resort. There is a large contingency of people who...

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My PTSD Blog Is Not A Poor Me Blog

January 19, 2015

I received an email from someone that said “I complained about not having shoes until I met a man who had no feet” I understand what the person who sent the message was saying but I don’t believe that this person read my blog very often. If they did they...

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“Life of Pi” a PTSD Allegory

January 17, 2015

Iv\’ve mentioned the movie and book “Life of Pi in previous blog entries but it only occurred to me today that the whole story was an allegory for PTSD. Whether or not this was intentional, I do not know but it is none-the-less. Without giving away too much of the...

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Rape is another cause of PTSD

January 15, 2015

Though this site is entitled “Military PTSD Forum, the truth is that we are concerned about PTSD in all its forms and in every way it can be implanted into our lives. Trying to encompass this idea into the title was impossible because tTo pass here are lots of ways...

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Bullying Can Cause PTSD Too

January 14, 2015

I awoke this morning and looked at my computer and there in the Google News section was a blurb about an upcoming essay that was written for the New Yorker Magazine by Allen Kurzwell. The reason this caught my eye was the statement “…left deep irreparable scars…” This sounded so...

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