Tag Archives: PTSD

Afghanistan veteran challenges the conversation around PTSD in the media

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has been in the news in the few days since Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, spoke out about her son Track’s experiences coming home from serving in Iraq. She indicated to the media that his recent arrest on charges of domestic violence was a ramification of PTSD, igniting a national […]

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Will the Rise of VR Change the Face of Therapy?

2016 looks like it’s going to be the year of virtual reality (VR), with PlayStation VR, the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift all expected to release in the next few months. But while it may be the hottest thing in gaming, VR already has a rich history of therapeutic use. Virtual reality therapy (VRT) […]

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Time Present and Time Past

By: Anonymous Supporter Over a decade ago a man I’d never known, and never would know, hit me in the back of the skull with a hammer. The flat head came swiftly down and connected with my own, and the pressure of the blow split the skin, creating arms made of flesh forced to separate. […]

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The Box in the Garden

by: Anonymous This is my experience of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, many, many years after the damage was done. It’s like living in a beautiful garden, green, diverse, cared for only by me. There’s soft grass, flowering plants, young trees, ornate, homemade furniture and creepers that have climbed high rock walls, over the years. There’s no […]

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