More than 350,000 veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have sought help from Veterans Affairs for PTSD. Now, the agency is in the midst of a $12 million study to gauge the efficacy and costs of using therapy dogs.
Cole Lyle, a Marine veteran who served in Afghanistan, suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
WASHINGTON — When Tyler Skluzacek’s dad came home from the war in Iraq he was “a little bit different.” He was in 6th grade at the time. “I have a real personal connection to the PTSD (Post…
The great grandson of John D. Rockefeller passed away Friday, but
he is remembered for being far more than just a name.
Not all wounds are visible. A local couple opens up about the physical and mental effects of war.
Virtual Iraq is the latest technology in the fight against post-traumatic stress disorder.
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.
Thousands of veterans are finding transcendental meditation, or TM, as the answer to relieving their PTSD symptoms without losing independence.
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.
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.
Meghin Moore, special to wtop.com ARLINGTON, Va. – About a dozen motorcycle riders roared out of the parking lot by the Air Force Memorial Saturday morning to start a 24-hour ride to raise awareness for…
An Army physician who served in Iraq is now on a new mission: Making sure war heroes recover after their service.
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.
The depression, anxiety, sleep problems and other symptoms experienced by former Army Spc Paul Raines are not uncommon for those returning from war
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