PTSD

U.S. Lobotomized 2,000 Veterans
“They got the notion they were going to come to give me a lobotomy,” says Mr. Tritz, a World War II bomber pilot. “To hell with them.” Read more...
On any given night, nearly 63,000 veterans are homeless. Many suffer chronic debilitating mental health problems. Read more...
Nearly 40 years after the war, American vets who live in Vietnam are working to foster reconciliation between the two countries, while other former US soldiers are traveling there to find 'closure.' Read more...
Former Drone Operator Suffers PTSD
Meet one of the first recruits for a new kind of warfare in which men and machines merge. Read more...
Aaron Alexis, the man accused of killing 13 people and wounding at least eight at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, had received treatment for serious mental illness, including "hearing voices," according to a report Tuesday morning from the Associated Press. Read more...

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Via Gawker are the heartbreaking last words of a veteran of the Iraq war...his suicide note to his family. Read more...
Army medic Nicholas Walker returned home from Iraq after 250 combat missions, traumatized and broken. His friends and family couldn’t help him. Therapy couldn’t help him. Heroin couldn’t help him. Pulling bank heists helped him. Read more...
Republican Senators on Tuesday voted to block a United Nations treaty that would have helped to protect disabled Americans -- including veterans -- while they are in foreign countries. Thirty-eight Republicans voted no, giving them five votes Read more...
How Dogs Help Veterans Cope with PTSD from TIME Video on Vimeo. Struggling with post-traumatic stress, veteran David Sharpe says he found a dog at a shelter that saved his life. Now, with a group called P2V, he pairs other vets with Read more...
Experts are reshaping the way Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is viewed, in part because a growing number of US soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have sought treatment for it. New research has established a link between Read more...