Suffering Soldiers: A Look at PTSD Lee Memorial Health System Walk into American Legion Post 38 and you'll find war relics. Preserved so people won't lose sight of the sacrifices made on their behalf. But a new generation of soldiers are keeping their war memories bottled up inside them. Post traumatic stress disorder.
PTSD: Stress and Resilience NIMH In the last decade, the United States has experienced a series of man-made and natural disasters. Large numbers of people in this country have been exposed to potentially traumatic events. This video focuses on NIMH research in the areas of traumatic stress reactions and specifically mental health issues among U.S. service members. What we learn from the military experience can help us understand stress risk predictions for the entire population.
Help for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans NIMH Every day, military veterans return from the intense surroundings of warfare. And some of those returning veterans come home with unique mental health challenges: a topic of discussion in this video between NIMH Director Dr. Thomas Insel and Sergeant Todd Bowers of the organization Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.