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Healing PTSD with Pets for Vets

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

A US Marine Corps veteran with PTSD and his service dog DD are profiled in a look at a successful and innovative program, Pets for Vets.


Prazosin Effective for Nightmares in PTSD

Friday, September 21st, 2012

A researcher from the Mayo Clinic discusses his newly published review of literature on the use of prazosin for PTSD-related nightmares.


Recovery from Trauma

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

An Indonesian doctor describes post-traumatic stress as the heart of a warrior, and talks about reactions and recovery from different traumatic situations.


A Real Warrior

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

A US Army veteran describes what it was like to experience a severe blast injury in the Iraq war that affected him both physically and psychologically.


Aftershocks from Disasters

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

A researcher talks about the aftereffects of 9/11, and how scientists have studied the best methods to identify and help people at risk of developing PTSD.


Why We Dream

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Scientists study dreaming to find answers to why we dream have found several potential answers: they help keep us asleep, they contribute to good mental health, and they help us find answers to questions we seek. But what do they mean, and can we control them?


Mental Health Issues from Sexual Abuse

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Psychiatric conditions correlated to sexual abuse.


Treating Vets with Brain Injuries

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Treating vets with complex combat injuries including traumatic stress and brain injuries.


Predictors of Recovery from PTSD

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Neural correlates of recovery from PTSD over time.


Women Vets

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Jane Pauley hosts a documentary about women veterans.


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