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According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is defined as a condition resulting from exposure to direct or indirect threat of death, serious injury or a physical threat” (VA, 2010, p.1).The [...]
The key to dealing and coping with PTSD is to confront. Too often, we tend to shut ourselves down and refuse to talk about what eats at us inside. Even with my counselor, it took a [...]
My recent battles with local school officials have highlighted the ignorance of American Society with respect to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). When other families and I got upset about an untimely policy decision and an [...]
CAUTION: THIS POST CONTAINS WRITINGS THAT MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME READERS. IT CONTAINS A DEPICTION OF AN ACTUAL COMBAT INCIDENT. This past week was one of the worst weeks I’ve experienced probably since I left [...]