Another Chance -- By Regina Garson.
In an instant, life as I knew it changed, and I was hanging, as if in some limbo thinking, I'm not ready. I got stuff to do. I'm not finished yet. It is seldom our choice as to when we leave this life. It could have very well been my turn, but a series of miracles brought me through that day.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) --
In children and adolescents.
PTSD And Older Veterans -- The phrase, "war is hell," only begins to describe how terrifying war is for military personnel.
Men And Sexual Trauma -- By Julia M. Whealin, Ph.D. Men who
experience sexual assault may suffer from depression, PTSD, and other emotional problems. Emotional symptoms following trauma may be different from those of women.
Addressing Emotional Consequences Of WTC Attacks -- Useful information for dealing with any kind of disaster.
Using Art in Trauma Recovery with Children. -- An AATA monograph. Useful information for counseling professionals, as well as teachers and parents in understanding how to help children deal with trauma.
Abreaction: The Baby Or The Bathwater -- By Leonard Holmes, Ph.D. -- Do you or do you not have to relive the trauma in order to heal? A discussion of the changes and controversary in the treatment of PTSD.
Car Accident Stress -- An often over looked source of trauma stress, except for those who have to deal with it. This site offers practical guidance.
Gifts from Within -- Articles on trauma and PTSD recovery.
Long Term Affects of War Experience -- This is a current research project.
Managing Traumatic Stress -- From the APA, what happens and how to cope after a disaster. How do you know when you need help?
Medications For Combat PTSD -- By Jonathan Shay, M.D., Ph.D. Prepared as educational material for combat veterans, but may be useful to others, such as spouses and non-physician mental health professionals.
National Center for
PTSD 101 -- An Introduction to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma.
-- Focus on psychiatric disabilities, especially those resulting from
The Trauma Response -- Common Responses to Trauma -- and Coping Strategies by Patti Levin, LICSW, PsyD.
Veterans Organizations and Support Groups
-- Information and links to Vietnam Veteran's organizations and support groups
throughout the world.
Vietnam Veteran's Homepage
Dedicated to all those travelers
who share in the one journey
that can never be made alone
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No claims are made as to the reliability of any of the information provided or linked, sources often disagree. None of these pages are meant to be a replacement for professional help, but a resource that enables one to be a more intelligent consumer. You can learn a lot by becoming aware of different opinions. Don't be afraid to ask questions when it comes to your health, physical or emotional.
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