15 Sep 2017
September 15, 2017

Therapy for Veterans With PTSD

To the Editor: Re “Tackling PTSD, With Sharks and Yoga” (news article, Sept. 18): Physical exercise releases chemicals in the brain that have long been recognized by therapists as improving the mood of patients in the days between therapy sessions. Scuba diving as described seems to have added benefits. For some veterans, these exercises become.. read more →

As you already know, there’s an outright epidemic of post-traumatic stress disorder. It’s no longer “the invisible epidemic;” it’s visible to the point where special courts exist for veterans diagnosed with PTSD. Its status as an outright epidemic – in these times – does raise some suspicions about the culture. Why now? Even though the.. read more →

08 Sep 2017
September 8, 2017

War and Consequences

The United States is inured to violence. The International Day of Peace was marked on September 21 fell in a week of deadly violence in the United States. It is a country that has been at war for 15 years – wars intensified by a Nobel Peace Laureate. The cost is now estimated by reliable.. read more →