Officer Pleads Guilty to Assault, Blames Female Grope-Down on PTS

http://economicrisis.com/officer-pleads-guilty-to-assault-blames-female-grope-down-on-ptsd/10517 Officer Pleads Guilty to Assault, Blames Female Grope-Down on PTSD An Auburn, Wa. police officer was fired but faced no jail time after blaming perverted acts committed...

Colorado veteran faces jail after using marijuana to treat PTSD

http://economicrisis.com/colorado-veteran-faces-jail-after-using-marijuana-to-treat-ptsd/1403 Colorado veteran faces jail after using marijuana to treat PTSD After returning from combat duty with post-traumatic stress disorder, a former US Navy Corpsman in Colorado now...

Veterans are receiving letters from VA prohibiting the ownership

http://economicrisis.com/veterans-are-receiving-letters-from-va-prohibiting-the-ownership-or-purchase-of-firearms-developing/496 Veterans are receiving letters from VA prohibiting the ownership or purchase of firearms… Developing… How would you feel if you received...

Struggling to Care For Our Broken LA Veterans

http://economicrisis.com/struggling-to-care-for-our-broken-la-veterans/192 Struggling to Care For Our Broken LA Veterans Three Old Veterans Guard members protest conditions at the Los Angeles National Veterans Home campus on the corner of Wilshire and San Vicente in...

Money Troubles Trigger PTSD in Many

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is something we normally associate with military members. But the reality is that many who have faced traumatic situations can also suffer from the impact PTSD creates. Through news reports and media coverage we are also aware of the...

Bodily Effects of Torture and Abuse

By Sam VakninAuthor of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" There is one place in which one's privacy, intimacy, integrity and inviolability are guaranteed – one's body, a unique temple and a familiar territory of sensa and personal history. The torturer invades,...

Soldiers, PTSD, and Suicide - Are we doing enough?

Are we doing enough? On March 31, 2011, we lost 28 year old Marine Purple Heart recipient and humanitarian, Clay Hunt.  Though Clay served in Afghanistan and Iraq, we did not lose him in a war zone.  Hunt took his own life due to the war zone that continued to...

Major Malik Nidal Hasan and PTSD: Was Stress Disorder to Blame?

Major Nidal Malik Hasan, the man behind the Fort Hood shootings on November 5th when 13 people were killed and 30 were wounded, and much speculation has taken place today about why he may have done it and what his...

Man Takes 40,000 Ecstasy Pills: Don't Try This at Home

A case report was just published about a guy who took 40,000 MDMA pills over the course of nine years. That's nearly 4,500 Ecstasy tablets a year. That's an overall average of 12.18 pills per day. Funny enough,...

Video Games Used To Treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Researchers are seeing positive results after experimenting veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder with video game therapy. A realistic video game, Virtual Iraq, is being tested in the United States to see if it can help veterans feel more comfortable with...

Study focuses on combat nightmares

Studies are being conducted to reduce combat-related nightmares among Soldiers returning from combat zones. ""A great concern is that a lot of Soldiers coming back from theater having had combat experience have recurring nightmares, along with other symptoms," Peterson said....

War Resistor Successfully Challenges 'Misconduct' Charge

War Resistor Successfully Challenges 'Misconduct' Charge War Resistor Sgt Chiroux successfully challenged his misconduct hearing, facing down the U.S. Army and offering a potential "green light" for other soldiers...

Balkans: A Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (ptsd) Study

peter.reardon on the ‘scars of war’:- This study is but one outcome of the Bosnian war, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, (ptsd), it was welcome news personally that this emotional disorder is being recognised in one region, but sadly not all, of the former ...

ADHD And The Philosopher's Stone

  Imagine that my rate of perception (the speed at which the brain processes the world) was twice that of yours. There would be twice the amount of thoughts racing through my mind in comparison to the...

Graphic VIDEO/Interview:Iraq Vets Arrested,Brutalized Protesting Final Pres D...

In a follow up to the arrest of the Iraq Vets protest at the final Presidential Debate,reporter Stephen Dohnberg talks with member Sgt Chiroux about the charges faced,support they are receiving,tactics of the...

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