PTSD

A patient receives a transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, Palo Alto, Calif. The device, which uses magnetic fields to stimulate the brain, is being used on military veterans suffering from depression. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

The VA never stops its search for treatments for PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is one of those maladies that affects everyone differently and remains beyond any single cure.

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Maryland/MC2 Clifford L. H. Davischild care

The pandemic has hit one federal group harder than most, children of military service members

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Claudio Papapietro

The after-effects of the Navy’s ship collisions

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Rubble and debris are seen at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles on Wednesday, in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed atop Iranian commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, whose killing raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Qassim Abdul-Zahra)

As injury numbers grow from Iran attack, lawmaker wants answers on head trauma

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Army Helmets

This is your brain on the military: DoD doesn’t have many answers on brain injuries

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Healing Invisible Wounds: Nonprofit Melwood helps bridge gap in VA programs with free retreat to help female veterans cope with service-related trauma

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Dr. Ron Hoover: Army scientists test new PTSD treatment

Post traumatic stress syndrome presents a continuous challenge to military doctors. No single treatment works for everyone or in every circumstance. Now…

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Army: 73 soldiers may have been improperly sent home with TBI, PTSD

The Army is reexamining the cases of at least 73 soldiers who it kicked out under other-than-honorable circumstances between 2009 and 2015 because it may…

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Ray Mabus/APRay Mabus

Mental health now part of Navy’s discharge considerations

Service members with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury cannot separated be from the service without those conditions being taken into consideration, even in cases of misconduct.

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