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Category: Posttraumatic stress disorder

PTSD Can Take Years Before Surfacing

PTSD Can Take Years Before Surfacing. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) doesn’t always appear immediately after a traumatic event. New research has found that it can take up to two years or longer following a traumatic event before symptoms of PTSD surface. Researchers have long…

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Your Environment Should Reinforces Your Identity!

It is important that your environment reinforces your identity! Take charge of your life, if you don’t there are several people and institutions that will do it for you. Conquer your fears and SET GOALS. Many people sleep through their life without a definite…

Virtual Therapy for PTSD

By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. New research suggests post-traumatic stress disorder can affect 10 to 30 percent of combat zone soldiers, depending on the conflict in which they served. Given the instability of the global environment…

Find out what your dreams mean

By TIFFANY SHARPLES Tiffany Sharples Dreams may not be the secret window into the frustrated desires of the unconscious that Sigmund Freud first posited in 1899, but growing evidence suggests that dreams – and, more so, sleep – are powerfully connected to the processing…

PTSD Treatment for Combat Veterans by Colin Harrison

PTSD is a major problem for veterans today and is going to become a bigger problem over time. That’ s not speculation it’ s a fact, based on the enormous number of troops that have been in combat in recent years. In fact ,…

What are the signs of PTSD?

What are the signs of PTSD? “Driving down the roads in my home town, I found myself noticing every piece of debris, avoiding every pothole.” A wide variety of symptoms may be signs you are experiencing PTSD: Feeling upset by things that remind you…

Music’s Healing Power — The Perfect Therapy

Music’s Healing Power — The Perfect Therapy You’re about to be wheeled in for surgery. You’re very nervous, and nothing anyone says is going to make you feel better. Finally, someone turns on some incredibly soothing music. You finally feel the peace wash over…

It doesn’t get any easier later, it just gets later

War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it. Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and defeat. If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war. It is not…

Solitude

This is a subject that is one of perception. Think if you will the last time you actually did not have any distractions from the radio or TV or the telephone and you just set still closed your eyes and let the world come…

Soundtrack That Plays in our Mind

(excerpt from PTSD) Someone once said that we all have a musical soundtrack that plays in our mind. Where did this come from? My guess is years of programming from everything from commercials to music. Everything we have ever seen or heard is in…

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