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Stories with subject: Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Veterans with PTSD praise audio-therapy results 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 1:54 am

    SARASOTA, Florida - On March 23, 1994, as it made its approach to Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, the nose of an F-16 clipped the right rear elevator of a C-130 in mid-air. Although the stricken transport managed to circle around for a safe landing, the jet fighter crew had to eject as their doomed plane, on full afterburner, hurtled toward the base.

  • PTSD patients sue Colorado over marijuana decision 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 5:10 pm

    DENVER - Colorado's decision not to allow marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder has prompted a lawsuit by PTSD sufferers.

  • Charity: Man killed after North Carolina standoff had PTSD 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 5:16 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - An Army veteran who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder was killed in an exchange of gunfire with law enforcement at a church in the North Carolina mountains, officials and a charity said Thursday.

  • Questions and answers about the war wound 'moral injury' 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 9:29 am

    A psychological wound known as moral injury is gaining attention in the aftermath of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, with veterans now being treated for these injuries to the soul - even as medical experts debate whether moral injury is a condition unto itself or a subset of post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Soldier's journey to heal spotlights 'soul wounds' of war 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 9:21 am

    SAN DIEGO - "It was just another day in Mosul," the soldier began, his voice shaking. Sgt. 1st Class Marshall Powell took a deep breath. He couldn't look at the other three servicemen in the group therapy session.