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Are you in “Survival Mode”?

  “I’m ALWAYS tired” was a common statement Janine heard herself say throughout the day.  Not only did she feel exhausted at the end of the day, but she woke up feeling unrested.   Strangely, however, she felt both tired and “wired” once bedtime came.   As she moved through her day, she felt she was only checking the necessary boxes.  …

Memory Reconsolidation for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders and Other Memory Disorders

Rehabilitation from anxiety disorders caused by real trauma that have damaged mental stability may be a long-term process. An estimated 24.4 million people in the United States, in all age groups from young children to seniors, suffer from the disorder we now call post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Seventy percent of adults in the United States have suffered from some type …

Prevalence of PTSD in Combat Veterans

The stress caused by enduring a life-threatening, traumatic event can linger long after physical safety has been achieved. While frequently triggered by accidents or assaults, a common instigator of post-traumatic stress disorder are the horrific experiences of military combat. The disorder is frequently not diagnosed in combat veterans, as many do not realize that they suffer from a treatable condition. …

Evaluation of brief treatment of symptoms of psychological trauma among veterans residing in a homeless shelter by use of Accelerated Resolution Therapy

Science Daily | October 2016 There are nearly 20 million veterans living in the United States today with 14% from the post-911 era (9/2011 or later), 18% from the Gulf War (1990 – 2001), 36% from the Vietnam era, and 17% from earlier conflicts (United States Census Bureau, 2015). In 2009, Secretary Eric Shinseki of the Department of Veterans Affairs …