Latest Military psychiatry Stories

2010-07-14 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) recent changes to its PTSD disability guidelines, easing access to benefits for military Veterans, the National Veterans Foundation (NVF) will call hundreds of Veterans whose PTSD claims were denied, encouraging them to reactivate their claims.

2010-07-12 13:36:08

According to a new study, some kids might develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after being attacked by an animal.

2010-07-08 13:13:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While The American Legion welcomed new VA regulations that make it easier for veterans to claim disabilities from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it also urged the agency to allow private practitioners to diagnose and treat the condition. The new VA regulations assume that veterans who served in combat zones may suffer from one or more traumatic events ("stressors") that prove service-connection for PTSD disability claims.

2010-04-26 13:57:00

Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey (Ret), former U.S. National Drug Policy Director says service members can receive Twelve Oaks' "expert treatment...

2010-04-05 11:43:00

Wounded warriors learn skills to cope with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and the National Ability Center (NAC) of Park City, Utah have partnered for a fourth year to host 15 wounded warriors from April 6-10 as part of WWP's Project Odyssey program.

2010-02-25 11:00:00

The 1994 genocide in Rwanda resulted in the mass killing of up to one million people over the course of about 100 days.

2010-02-19 08:26:18

The benefits of wartime camaraderie extend far beyond the battlefield, a new UCLA study of US Civil War veterans suggests.

2010-01-25 12:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and Wildcatter Ranch have partnered for a third year to host 16 wounded warriors from February 21(-)25, 2010 as part of WWP's Project Odyssey program.

2010-01-20 14:18:08

A group of 74 US veterans has been involved in clinical trials which appear to have objectively diagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), something conventional brain scans, be it X-ray, CT or MRI, have thus far failed to do.

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