Tag Archives: PTSD

A Marine with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 sits on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter after completing a portion of a joint Downed Aircraft Recovery Team exercise aboard Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, July 30, 2015. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brittney Vito

Mindfulness meditation has become a popular self-care strategy for improving psychological health. Learn what it is and how it can help here.
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Destiny Flynn visits the grave of her husband, Marine Corps Special Operations Staff Sgt. Liam Flynn, with their daughter, 1-year-old Leilani, ahead of Memorial Day. Photo by Kevin O'Brien.

2015 was a big year for the Defense Department. Here are the Top 5 blogs that grabbed the attention of our service members, veterans and their families.
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The mask in the middle show a split sense of self, while the mask on the right portrays chaos going on in the mind of its creator. DoD photo by Katie Lange

Art may not be a traditional therapy for service members coping with invisible wounds, but it is helping a lot of them share their stories and calm their minds.
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The team that created myBivy, called The Cure, from left: Sarah Kirby, Tyler Skluzacek, Sravya Kalva, Damola Adediran and Brian Burack. Photo courtesy of Kickstarter

A new app that’s in the works will help PTSD patients quell night terrors, something that one of its college-aged developers knows all about.
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The orb at NICoE's Brain Fitness Center measures a patient's heartrate variability.  Photo by Beverli Alford

Many military members are using brain games and biofeedback to work on their cognitive function.
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