Medical Marijuana legalized in Missouri for PTSD. Time to start parting my hair in the middle and wearing those doper dark glasses. I don't think we will actually see anything till 2020 maybe late 2019. All kidding aside there are several … [Read more...] about Missouri Approves Medical Marijuana – PTSD included among treatable disabilities
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Suicide prevention is a top priority of The American Legion. Deeply concerned about the number of military veterans who take their own lives at rates higher than that of the general population, the nation’s largest organization of wartime veterans … [Read more...] about Veterans Suicide – An American Legion White Paper
With 10 years of representing Veterans before VA Regional Offices all around the country and the BVA, I have a firm belief that Veterans can improve their VA Claims by following 8 Steps to Improve their VA Claim A recent non-precedential opinion of … [Read more...] about 4 Powerful Ways to Improve Our VA Claims – From Veterans Court decisions
BVA NO. 09-48 865 Citation Nr: 1717500 Decision Date: 05/19/17 Archive Date: 06/05/17 On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Phoenix, Arizona THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric … [Read more...] about BVA No 09-48865 Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include schizophrenia, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Do you trust the VA to discuss medical marijuana? Many veterans don't, VA docs can't prescribe, they can, it says, discuss how it might interact with other medications or how it might effect pain management or PTSD symptoms. VA providers are still … [Read more...] about VA Clears The Air On Doctors Talking To Veterans About Marijuana Use
Question. Will submitting a NEXUS letter for PTSD, from my VA Psychologist help my NOD if I have already submitted a Nexus from my Private Psychologist for PTSD? PTSD RELATED TO FEAR OF HOSTILE MILITARY OR TERRORIST ACTIVITY A veteran who … [Read more...] about Will PTSD NEXUS letter, from VA Psychologist help my NOD-I already submitted a Nexus?
I know this thread is a little old now, but I was looking for someone who has filed for and been awarded service connection for bruxism. I do not have a diagnosis (yet), but have had bruxism for years. I have multiple broken teeth and some missing … [Read more...] about Bruxism secondary to PTSD
Exposure to traumatic experiences has always been a part of the human condition. Attacks by saber tooth tigers or twenty-first century terrorists have likely led to similar psychological responses in survivors of such violence. Literary accounts … [Read more...] about History of PTSD in Veterans: Civil War to DSM-5 by Matthew J. Friedman, MD, PhD Senior Advisor and former Executive Director, National Center for PTSD
A growing number of veterans are acquiring service dogs to help cope with PTSD. But the VA won’t pay for them and says their effectiveness hasn’t been... Sourced through Scoop.it from: wunc.org "Keyser is among hundreds of U.S. veterans who are … [Read more...] about Can Service Dogs Help Veterans with PTSD? The VA Is Skeptical
There are three main elements you need to understand in how to prove PTSD to VA: Diagnosis In-service stressor Medical “nexus” or link between your PTSD and the in service … [Read more...] about PTSD Veterans Compensation Benefits Claims