PTSD

PTSD: Stress Versus Distress Disorders

I believe there is a different vision of how to look at what is called “post traumatic stress disorder” (PTSD).

The stimulus is in the nature of a great shock, such as encountered in a frightening war-created situation.  The remembering of the great shock extends well after the initial one has passed.  Read more »

For Our Military Heroes -- Stress Reduction: Mental Healing Through Imagery

As a medical doctor in the receiving hospital at Valley Forge, PA, I saw first hand the physical and emotional toll of the Vietnam War on the returning vets. At that time I did not know of mental imagery (visualizations) and its potential as a powerful healing tool to help our veterans readapt to civilian life.  Read more »

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