Tag Archives: Anxiety

Why do we need to vote?


It is with special privilege that I repost a blog under A VETERAN’S VOICE by Wolf William Solkin found on Canadian Veterans’ Advocacy web site. Wolf is a World War II veteran, currently residing at St. Ann’s hospital in Montréal. … Continue reading

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WE CHALLENGE OUR GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON MEFLQOUINE


Getting help for veterans and citizens suffering from the adverse effects of mefloquine or Lariam is the government’s responsibility to right the suffering its mandatory position has caused. Continue reading

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MENDING PTSD SERIES FOR VETS–PART THREE: Traveling Back from a Traumatic Breakdown


After deep consideration, I have come to the conclusion that the best way veterans can help each other is to share what works for them in dealing with PTSD, a common term today to cover many things. Those suffering from … Continue reading

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A new technique to control what triggers episodes of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


Earlier in the year, I introduced you to a young woman who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. LESLIE RADDATZ. She is not a veteran but a woman with a history of child and adult abuse. What makes her stand out … Continue reading

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PART TWO: Recognizing stress and developing PTSD coping skills


The Many Faces of Anxiety by Dr. Robert Schnurr Dr. Robert Schnurr, a psychologist in London, Ontario, has joined our guest contributors. He has been in practice for more than 20 years. His practice is geared towards individuals who have suffered … Continue reading

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Introduction to series on recognizing stress and developing PTSD coping skills


Dr. Robert Schnurr, a psychologist in London, Ontario, has joined our guest contributors. He has been in practice for more than 20 years. His practice is geared towards individuals who have suffered psychological and/or physical injuries. Most of the injuries he … Continue reading

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One Vet’s battle to beat PTSD may help others


A recent post relaying one young wife’s desire to help her husband, a current soldier who suffers from PTSD, did generate responses, either sympathizing with her or commenting on personal experiences like hers. The following written by David Desjardins CD explains … Continue reading

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About PTSD: The Dangers of Loneliness


This is the second of two posts by Pat Burke, a former American marine sergeant who describes his experiences with post traumatic stress disorder on the website for the PTSD Foundation of America. BONNIE       The Dangers of Loneliness … Continue reading

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Can Magnetic Brain Stimulation Help Overcome Shell Shock?


This article is a repost from the ISRAELI INNOVATIVE NEWS magazine. By Author · September 3, 2011 · Health News · Tagged: brain, health, Health News, magnetic, pictures, post-traumatic stress syndrome, ptsd   A new Israeli research might bring a … Continue reading

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Healing music and Psychoterhapist Belleruth Naparstek bring new hope for cure to PTSD sufferers


Lily Casura of “Healing Combat Trauma” has done it again. She has sent me a magnificent gift and I must share it with you. It’s a beautiful DVD called PACIFIC LIGHT. The sights and sounds bring peace and healing to those … Continue reading

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