Monthly Archives: December 2015

Friends Hope Loss of Veteran Raises PTSD Awareness

HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. — A memorial service was held on Tuesday for the Army veteran killed in a Haywood County church shootout with police last week. Friends of 44-year-old Wade Allen Baker say he suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from … Continue reading

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Permanent traumatic stress disorder in Gaza

Image Credit : http://www.middleeasteye.net Palestinians in Gaza live in the ‘world’s largest open-air prison’ and exist more or less in a permanent state of traumatic stress In a July Haaretz article commemorating the first anniversary of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge, … Continue reading

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Healing a battle-scarred mind

Scientists went searching for the causes of post traumatic stress disorder and came back with an unlikely answer: the immune system. Brett Szmajda reports. Daniel* deployed to Iraq aged 24.  He thought he was invincible. His first firefight was intoxicating and Daniel … Continue reading

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