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?
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
New research shows post-traumatic stress treatments are advancing, and there is hope for those suffering its effects. There’s no need to reiterate the common platitudes about post-traumatic stress disorder that we’ve all heard before, focusing on … [Read more...] about 5 Things We’ve Learned About PTSD Since 9/11
What is PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)? PTSD is an anxiety disorder that surfaces after experiencing a very dangerous, frightening, and uncontrollable event such as military combat exposure, a violent crime, a life-threatening accident such … [Read more...] about PTSD What Every Veteran Should Know – And Every Veteran’s Family – Should Know