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Tags » Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
When President Obama chose six term Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) to be the Administration’s new Ambassador to the Peoples’s Republic of China in February 2014, there was a short term appointment into what had been the world’s greatest deliberative body, as that seat needed to face the voters in November 2014. 619 more words
Watch above: Debby Primo was diagnosed with PTSD after her son committed suicide, but says her employer has resisted shifting her to less stressful duties. Sean Mallen reports 622 more words
Several months ago, when I submitted my first blog post for Nursing Clio, I included a short section about Civil War veterans who had lost their right to a pension because they had deserted the army during the war. 1,034 more words
Sarah Handley Cousins has an article at Nursing Clio about Sgt. Bergdahl. While the furor over Sgt. Bergdahl's return has died down, questions about his release still remain. Cousins approaches Sgt. Bergdahl from a different perspective. She asks what role mental illness has played not just in the desertion of Bergdahl, but of other soldiers from United States in previous wars. We are finally beginning to understand the devastating impact of post traumatic stress disorder on soldiers. It is possible that PTSD played in role in Bergdahl's case.
So, out of the blue, our Commish announces that the Member Employee Assistance Program is to cease and desist. But worry not folks, we have something else in mind to take its place. 205 more words
Gratefully with permission from Dr. Mike Webster - Re- sergeance.com
Mindfulness. The word alone makes me cringe a bit inside after the absurd amount of times I’ve heard it in various hospitals and treatment centers. Ick. 411 more words
It is so hard to be mindful. I struggle with staying in the moment all the time. This sums up exactly why we should be mindful though! Excellent reminder!