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Two years after serving two tours in Iraq, Army veteran Dustin Shryock started feeling something was wrong — and he didn’t know how to make it right.
Lisa McCombs, a decorated Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, claims she’d never had any trouble flying with her service dog, a Labrador retriever named Jake.
A new treatment center here caters strictly to military personnel and emergency responders, from combat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder to firefighters who lean too heavily on alcohol when their shifts end.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious public health challenge. It is estimated that about eight million people in the U.S. (2.5 percent of the total population) suffer from it.
A dog and now a horse have made a huge difference for Ben Hernandez in his battle with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Fly fishing is a sport of the mind. Even when fishing with friends or fishing in a big crowd on, say, the Beaverkill River, what takes place on the water is mostly between the ears—the concentration, the strategizing and, on good days, even a bit of daydreaming.
Donald Trump on Monday seemed to imply that military veterans battling post-traumatic stress disorder are not strong because they “can’t handle” the “horror stories” they’ve seen in combat.
With tears in her eyes, holding her microphone with a shaky hand, Amanda Souza told President Barack Obama about her husband who committed suicide after not treating PTSD caused by his deployment.
Female U.S. war vets are finding help for their post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) far from home.
U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack introduced a bill Wednesday in the House of Representatives aimed at ensuring veterans have access to inpatient mental health care at Veterans Affairs hospitals.
When military men and women come home from war, and settle back into civilian lives, many battle post-traumatic stress disorder, making a normal life hard beyond words.
As a young U.S. Marine in the late 1960s, Roger Reynolds, of Ottawa, fought for his country in the jungles of Vietnam.
The case of a service member diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder but found instead to have brain damage caused by a malaria drug raises questions about the origin of similar symptoms in other post-9/11 veterans.
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Mark Otto will march from Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza to the 9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan Friday as the final leg of his 1,000 mile ruck march to raise funds and awareness for the battle against Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and veteran suicide.
Within a month or two, Arizona researchers will accept applications for a small number of veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder to participate in a study in north Phoenix on medical marijuana's effects on the disorder.
Senator Jon Tester is demanding the VA restore health care and benefits for thousands of veterans who received other-than-honorable discharges from the Armed Services and continue to live with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other mental illnesses.
Over the last decade, a controversial question has surrounded the Purple Heart: do veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder deserve it?
A former Army sergeant's defenders say he truly believed he was protecting fellow soldiers from a Taliban bomber when he emptied 24 rounds at police and firefighters responding to a fire in his apartment.
When veterans return from serving their country, some struggle to overcome post traumatic stress disorder.
After losing sight in his right eye from a 2013 rocket attack in Afghanistan, retired U.S. Army Maj. Dan Thomas recovered with help from an equine therapy program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
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A proposal moving through the House would allow judges to consider a combat veteran's post-traumatic stress disorder as a mitigating factor in criminal sentencing.