Delayed Treatment Could Make PTSD Symptoms Permanent

What is Delayed-Onset PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental condition that sometimes emerges in the aftermath of facing a life-threatening situation. This can happen in civilian life, like ...

PTSD and Sleep Deprivation

Surveys suggest that 70 to 90% of people with PTSD suffer from sleep deprivation, with veterans falling in the higher end of that range.

Should I File Another Claim to Service-Connected PTSD or Related Psychiatric Disability Based Upon Military Sexual Trauma After the First Claim Has Been Denied

It does not matter whether a sexually assaulted claimant has tried once or several times to service-connect their PTSD or related psychiatric disability claim. In either case, military sexual trauma ...

PTSD is the Most Common Service-Related Psychiatric Disorder and One of the Hardest to Prove

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the most common psychiatric disorders that military members suffer from during and after their service. Yet, it is also one of the most difficult ...

The Myth of Veteran Violence

The story unfolds in the popular media with lots of drama and noise: a disturbed veteran has taken a weapon and turned it on Americans. On American soil. The family tells the reporters he came back ...

Service Dogs for Disabled Vets

The VA recognizes three types of service dogs for disabled veterans. For blind and vision impaired vets, guide dogs are trained to lead in walking and to navigate around hazards. Service dogs are ...

Orange Essential Oils, Genes and PTSD

One of the challenges of dealing with PTSD is the difficulty of finding an adequate treatment. There are few medications for PTSD that are FDA-approved. However, relief may soon be easier than you ...

New Research Shows Relationship Between Hormone Levels and PTSD

Can hormones have anything to do with PTSD? For decades, researchers have grappled with the question of whether abnormal cortisol levels have any effect on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Cortisol is ...

Taking a Long Walk: Wilderness Therapy for Veterans

Several outdoor adventure and wilderness therapy companies and organizations are offering specialized outdoor adventures for veterans. These can range from fishing and camping weekends to rafting and ...

Evidence Based Treatment for PTSD

Evidence based treatments are those that have been studied, researched, and developed over time. Clinicians that use these treatments are trained and certified to practice them. These treatments have ...

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