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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (INACTIVE)

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  • Letters: Mentally ill, in prison

    Letters: Mentally ill, in prison
    Re "New tactics on mentally ill inmates," Oct. 24 It is distressing to read a correctional psychiatrist's assertion that psychotic prisoners "would have no memory" of being repeatedly pepper-sprayed and "have a higher than average threshold for pain...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ director Francis Lawrence on film’s look

     
    When it came time for Francis Lawrence to dream up his vision of Katniss Everdeen's bleak, brutal world, the director […]...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ director: Katniss wants her life back

     
    “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” broke box office records this weekend, raking in an estimated $161 million, and falling just […]...
  • ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ final trailer: Katniss enters the arena

     
    The final trailer for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has debuted, showing Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen coming into her […]...
  • Review: 'Not Yet Begun to Fight' chronicles struggle of wounded vets

    Review: 'Not Yet Begun to Fight' chronicles struggle of wounded vets
    The documentary "Not Yet Begun to Fight" follows war veterans on the mend from different physical and psychological traumas as they take up fly fishing. Retired Marine Col. Eric Hastings, a Vietnam vet, co-founded the Warriors & Quiet Waters Foundation, a...
  • Former lab chimp Kitty, Nim Chimpsky's companion, dies

    Former lab chimp Kitty, Nim Chimpsky's companion, dies
    Kitty, a female chimpanzee that gave birth to many offspring used in laboratory experiments, has died in a Texas animal sanctuary, the Humane Society of the United States announced Friday. Believed to have been born some 51 years ago, Kitty had been...
  • Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe

    Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe
    Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
  • Robert Rheault dies at 87; Green Beret commander accused of murder

    Robert Rheault dies at 87; Green Beret commander accused of murder
    In 1969 Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group championed by President Kennedy and glorified by John Wayne. He had held the job for only three weeks, however,...
  • Col. Kurtz meets Outward Bound

     Col. Kurtz meets Outward Bound
    His was the last face I saw, the final voice I heard before I stepped backward off the 100-foot cliff. Even now, nearly two decades later, I can envision his weathered features and wispy white hair, and I can recall much of what he said. My fear, he...
  • Veterans feel a debt toward an old warhorse of a judge

    Veterans feel a debt toward an old warhorse of a judge
    I was apprehensive about asking Harry Pregerson the specifics of his war injury, but apparently I didn't need to be. Pregerson, the longest-serving justice in the history of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, leveled his gaze at me in a room with...
  • No longer the Greatest Generation's VA

    No longer the Greatest Generation's VA
    Just in time for Veterans Day, the embattled secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. Shinseki, announced last week that his department had reduced its backlog of overdue disability claims from more than 600,000 in March to about 400,000. "The trend...