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Defense contractors show rates of PTSD similar to veterans

The stresses and trauma of war are not limited to military personnel on the battlefield. Defense contractors exposed to combat zones exhibit similar rates of mental health problems as members of the military, according to a report by RAND Corporation.

Tags: DoD , defense contractors , veterans , RAND Corporation , Shefali Kapadia

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 11:22am EST
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Army promises improvements in evaluation of soldiers with PTSD

Internal review finds no systemic issues with regard to the misdiagnosis of post-traumatic stress among soldiers, but it makes dozens of recommendations for improving the disability evaluation system.

Tags: DoD , Army , John McHugh , IDES , Patty Murray , Patricia Horoho , Jared Serbu

Monday - 03/11/2013, 06:05am EDT
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Marines studying mindfulness-based training

The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military's toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness.

Tags: Marine Corps , DoD ,

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 02:09pm EST

PTSD there's an app for that

A smartphone application released by the Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments in the spring leverages the power of mobile technology to help veterans better manage post-traumatic stress disorder.

Tags: mobile , VA , DoD , Sonja Batten , mobile applications , Jack Moore

Monday - 11/07/2011, 11:54am EST
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Vietnam veterans sue military in Conn. over PTSD

The military has failed to correct the wrongful discharges of thousands of Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, an advocacy group says in a federal lawsuit.

Tags: DoD , Veterans Affairs , Vietnam , Vietnam Veterans of America ,

Monday - 12/03/2012, 07:04pm EST

TBI treatment improves after 10 years of war

Dr. Andrew Ritcheson of DRC spoke the to Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about what medical professionals have learned from 10 years of war about treating traumatic brain injuries.

Tags: TBI , Andrew Ritcheson , Federal Drive , AFCEA , AFCEA Health IT Day 2012 , technology , DoD , Veterans Affairs , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 11:40am EDT
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Where's Fido? VA may prevent funding for PTSD service dogs

Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) is calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs to not follow through on a directive that will go into effect on Friday that would prevent funding for service dogs to help veterans with mental disabilities.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Charles Schumer , Senate , Congress , TBI , service dogs , veterans , Michael OConnell , benefits

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 09:00am EDT

U.S. to spend $100M on PTSD, brain injury research

Officials say one in six service members and vets suffer from PTSD. The research will focus on spotting symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , Federal Drive , Veterans Affairs , traumatic brain injury

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 10:07am EDT

Help for veterans

Tom Tarantino, chief policy officer for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, talks about the challenges facing veterans when they return home.
August 17, 2012(Encore presentation September 7 & 14, 2012)

Tags: workforce , Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America , Iraq and Afghanistan wars , GI Bill , military healthcare , Tom Tarantino , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , Department of Veterans Affairs

Friday - 08/17/2012, 10:38pm EDT
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