A survey of more than 96,000 students finds that 7.2% reported “clinically significant” symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.
By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
Consuming media coverage of mass killings, whether via news or social media, creates a self-perpetuating cycle of mental distress, according to a new study.
By Nsikan Akpan
How do former service members cope with one of the most stressful jobs in the military? Judy, Ty and Jamie, three female veterans who served in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, offer their Brief but Spectacular takes on post-traumatic growth…
We now know that what these combat veterans were facing was likely what today we call post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. We are now better able to recognize it, and treatments have certainly advanced, but we still don’t have a…
By MaryCatherine McDonald, Marisa Brandt, Robyn Bluhm, The Conversation
President Trump awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on Wednesday to Sgt. Maj. John Canley, who saved fellow Marines in Vietnam. Meanwhile, another veteran made headlines recently by admitting that he needed saving. Kansas City mayoral candidate Jason Kander dropped…
By Jennifer Hijazi
Two female veterans share their work with Warrior Writers, a nonprofit that fosters healing through artistic expression and storytelling.
By Megan Thompson, Mori Rothman
After returning from the Iraq War, veteran Tom Voss struggled with PTSD and “moral injury,” the grief of doing something that goes against one’s beliefs. The film “Almost Sunrise” documents Voss’s attempt to call attention to these issues as he…
Join us Monday, April 3 at 5 p.m. EDT to learn more about our series on PTSD, "War on the Brain."…
By PBS NewsHour
What discourages veterans from seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress? As part of our series War on the Brain, special correspondent Soledad O’Brien talks to former service members who have struggled to accept the diagnosis and get help.
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