17 Mar 2018
March 17, 2018

PSTD Common in One in Four Stroke Survivors

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, is most commonly associated with military personnel who have experienced a traumatic episode during wartime. Although PTSD has been tied to war veterans, it is also a prevalent mental disorder for people who have gone through a life-altering and highly stressful event. A new study is reporting that PTSD afflicts.. read more →

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2016 — While significant progress has been made in diagnosing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries from a decade and a half of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, challenges remain for the wounded and their families, two military physicians involved in the effort told a Senate panel last week… read more →

A new RAND report found that service members receive varying levels of mental health care based on pay grade.   A recent study by RAND Corp. found that the military’s treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression was impacted by an individual’s pay grade, with higher ranking personnel receiving greater access to medication and treatment.. read more →