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A 21st-century method for fighting PTSD

Virtual Iraq is the latest technology in the fight against post-traumatic stress disorder.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 07:47am EST

Tags: Rick Massimo, Michael Roy, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Veteran explains how a service dog changed his life

Marine veteran Capt. Jason Haag is speaking openly about living with PTSD and a traumatic brain injury. After three tours, two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, his physical injuries were healing but his mental ones were not.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 04:34pm EDT

Tags: service dogs

Healing vets' PTSD with transcendental meditation

Thousands of veterans are finding transcendental meditation, or TM, as the answer to relieving their PTSD symptoms without losing independence.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 07:42am EDT

Tags: meditation, transcendental meditation, David George, veterans, Veterans Affairs, David Lynch Foundation, Megan Cloherty

Slice of Life: Jan Scruggs, the face behind the 58,000 names

A wall of almost 500 feet of black granite, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial stands as a reminder of the lives lost for the nation and its founder.

Sunday - 02/03/2013, 01:03pm EST

Tags: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, slice of life, Vietnam War, Jan Scruggs, Mia Lynn, National Mall and Memorial Parks, Alex Beall

Fort Detrick to receive $100 million grant to study PTSD

The Fort Detrick-based Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs on Friday announced $100 million in grants to fund research into the diagnosis and treatment of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Fort Detrick, grants, research funding, military

Army doctor: Returning vets need psychological care

An Army physician who served in Iraq is now on a new mission: Making sure war heroes recover after their service.

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 06:32am EST

Tags: Dr. Sudip Bose, veterans, darci marchese

PTSD affects even driving, study says

Returning to the mean streets of the United States after a tour of duty in Iraq might not seem like a challenge, yet a new survey suggests that driving becomes very difficult for many combat veterans when they're back home.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 04:19am EST

Tags: veterans, The New York Times

Expert: People with PTSD 'have to keep fighting'

The depression, anxiety, sleep problems and other symptoms experienced by former Army Spc Paul Raines are not uncommon for those returning from war

Sunday - 01/08/2012, 12:54pm EST

Tags: Paul Raines, Daniel Balog, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Safe at home, a soldier struggles with PTSD

Paul Raines saw a close friend burn to death after an explosion in Baghdad Another soldier in his unit was shot in the neck, and Raines experienced almost daily mortar and rocket attacks

Sunday - 01/08/2012, 01:01am EST

Tags: Paul Raines, Iraq War, National Guard, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs