Welcome Back to Post Traumatic Disordered Stress

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Fighting for control of the flashbacks.

Men and the Stigma of Mental Illness

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Men are subjected to a culture where the standards of masculinity are literally making them sick.

A Dad’s Wish: Child, May You Never Be Sad

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A child asks dad about death. In answering, he discovers a deep and profound wish.

Dear Dad: Won’t Happen Overnight

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This Mother of 3 is haunted by the trauma of her deliveries. She needs her husband to be more open about it, but it will take time.

Wake up Call: The First Five Minutes of the Asian Tsunami

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On the 26th December 2004, Sam DeSilva was caught in the Asian Tsunami on Koh Phi Phi island, Thailand.

Breaking The Silence

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Talking is part of the healing process.

Beautiful, Broken Men

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Elly Taylor takes us inside the ravaged world of PTSD.

‘American Sniper’ : All-American Denial

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“American Sniper” makes not talking about war heroic, while war’s causes, use and impact are exactly what should guide our national conversation.

100 Words on Love: Return to Vietnam

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He was shot 7 times by Americans. No one had apologized for what they had done.

A Plan For Surviving the Holiday Blues if You’re Flying Solo

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“Happy, happy, merry, merry” doesn’t always come easy when you’re alone for the holidays. But you can escape the Blues if you plan ahead.

‘Working Out’ PTSD – Exercise is a Vital Part of Treatment

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Targeted exercise programs can improve the physical and mental health of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.

What to Know About Disclosing Mental Illness at Work

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Disclosing a mental health issue, like bipolar disorder or PTSD, can be risky. So what can employers do to make it easier?

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped. Will Anyone Listen?

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Andrew Smiler discusses ways in which male stereotypes make it hard to care that LaBeouf was raped.

Triggering Trauma, Triggering Guilt

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Sam DeSilva, tsunami survivor, on the trauma of anniversaries.

The Collateral Damage of PTSD

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You were the closest to me, so I know you suffered too.

The Lid Has Been Lifted on Poor Veteran Care—Now We Need to Improve It

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The government stands accused of failing to give former military personnel quick access to healthcare. But the type of care they receive is also a problem.