Viewers submitted many questions about our report on the largest psychological program in the Army's history. Col. Marsha Lilly of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Public Affairs Office and critic Bryant Welch, a psychotherapist, answer some below.
Army Program Designed to Alleviate PTSD for Troops Returning From Combat…
The Army's new Comprehensive Soldier Fitness seeks to build psychological resilience.
Some Army officers and mental health advocates have been calling for a change in the "PTSD" moniker on the basis that calling it a "disorder" is stigmatizing soldiers and preventing them from getting the help they need.
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By Dan Sagalyn
Some members of the Army hope that renaming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, as an injury will encourage more soldiers to seek help.
Jon Sferazo, a iron worker who worked on recovery efforts at Ground Zero 5 years ago suffers from respiratory problems and psychological issues. He discusses how he tries to help others who suffer from trauma because of the Sept. 11…
As part of a new partnership with the NewsHour, Jay Shefsky of WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" reports on scientists' search for effective treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.
We profile Chris Goehner, who deployed twice to Iraq, and his service dog, Pele.
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