Tag Archives: posttraumatic stress disorder

Dr. James Bender is a former Army psychologist who deployed to Iraq as the brigade psychologist for the 1st Cavalry Division 4th Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Hood, Texas. During his deployment, he traveled through Southern Iraq, from Basra …
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 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health problem that can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event like war, assault, or disaster.  This month is PTSD Awareness Month, and the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs are raising …
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Loss and recovery are common themes for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). In my interview with Army Sgt. Mike Ortiz, he revealed his loss and his hope. This is his story. It’ll be two years this June since I …
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By Lt. Cmdr. (Dr.) Paul Sargent, Division Officer and founding Program Director for Overcoming Adversity and Stress Injury Support (OASIS) As the founding director of the Overcoming Adversity and Stress Injury Support (OASIS) program, I have been thinking a lot …
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Written by Diana Veseth-Nelson’s husband wife of retired Army Capt. Adrian Veseth-Nelson From www.dcoe.health.mil My husband’s PTSD manifested itself in different ways. I remember Fourth of July at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., when we were all standing outside listening to the …
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