Psychiatric diagnoses and punishment for misconduct: the effects of PTSD in combat-deployed Marines
- Stronger at the Broken Places. CLELAND, MAX // Guideposts;Oct2011, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p56
The article presents the story of a Vietnam war veteran, who suffered from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and took to faith to recover. The author, Max Cleland had lost both legs and an arm in Vietnam , but had recovered from it. But he broke down once again when he lost his re-election...
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Treatable Public Health Problem. Salvatore, Robert P. // Health & Social Work;May2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p153
The article presents the author's opinion on how to treat posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a public health setting. The author considers why the rate of PTSD is higher for returning veterans of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan than in previous military engagements. It is suggested that,...
- Prevalence and course of posttraumatic stress disorder in Dutch veterans of the civilian... Velde, W. Op den; Hovens, J.E. // Psychological Reports;Apr96, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p519
Studies the prevalence of current and lifetime posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in various groups of officially recognized Veterans of the Dutch civilian Resistance against the Nazi occupation during World War II. Comparison of prevalence in veterans who emigrated to the United States and...
- Memorial Day Memories. ESTES, JACK // USA Today Magazine;Jul2015, Vol. 144 Issue 2842, p26
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of serving the U.S. Marine in the jungles of Vietnam and his struggle to recover from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
- Combat Never Ends: The Paranoid Adaptation to Posttraumatic Stress. Hendin, Herbert // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jan1984, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p121
Discusses the paranoid adaptation to posttraumatic stress and its relation to the way in which the Vietnam veterans experienced events in combat. Case illustrating how posttraumatic stress disorder can be treated in psychotherapy; Common experiences identified in the precombat lives of veterans...
- Unrecognized Post-Traumatic Stress Triggers Class-Action Suit. // Vietnam;Aug2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p10
The article reports that U.S.-based Yale Law School students have helped and initiated five Vietnam veterans and Vietnam Veterans of America's class-action lawsuit against the U.S. military after they were denied access to care and benefits in case of post traumatic stress disorder.
- Injured or prophetic. FERGUSON, RUSS // Presbyterian Outlook;10/27/2014, Vol. 196 Issue 22, p15
The article offers the author's insights on the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced by persons who lost people to death. Topics discussed include complication and difficulty of PTSD to be diagnosed and treat, the impact of PTSD on combat veterans, and the development of a profound...
- PTSD: frequency, violence and early treatment. Shergill, Sukhwinder S. // British Journal of Psychiatry;May2014, Vol. 204 Issue 5, pA19
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses various reports within the issue on topics including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in survivors of the 2011 attacks in Norway, violence in U.S. veterans and PTSD in children and adolescents.
- Themes of Mistrust and the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Vietnam Veterans. Glover, Hillel // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jul1984, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p445
Investigates the attitude of mistrust and posttraumatic stress disorder in Vietnam veterans. Realities of the war; Negative responses of society to veterans; Psychosocial developments of late-adolescent soldiers.