ptsd Articles
Soldier Accused of Killing Civilians in Afghanistan
Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 by Doug Bremner
U.S. Soldier Robert Bales is accused of killing 16 civilians in southern Afghanistan. He claims to remember events earlier in the evening and later in the evening but having no memory of supposedly going to villages near his base and carrying out killings. By way of disclosure I ... Read more
3 essential supplements to take after brain injury
Saturday, March 17th, 2012 by Marie Rowland
There are many supplements that claim to improve brain health. Sometimes research supports these claims, sometimes not. Still, a person who is desperate to feel better may be tempted to add one supplement after anotheruntil the pillbox is full and the wallet is empty. If youre lo... Read more
Earth to DSM-5 Committee: Grief is not a Medical Disorder
Monday, March 5th, 2012 by Doug Bremner
The The DSM-5 committee in all its infinite wisdom wants to make grief a medical disorder. They are currently proposing to limit bereavement to two weeks. That would mean that if, say, your wife was murdered, youd have two weeks ... Read more
3 iPhone apps to help recovery
Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 by Marie Rowland
Lingraphica is a company that creates devices and apps for people with aphasia andor apraxia communication disorders that sometimes occur after a brain injury. They have two devices that speak AllTalk, which is like a laptop and TouchTalk, which is like a tablet. You can customiz... Read more
Returning soldiers can have both PTSD and TBI: Why an accurate diagnosis is important
Monday, November 7th, 2011 by Marie Rowland
Excellent coverage of returning soldiers can be seen on OWNOur America with Lisa Ling Invisible Wounds of War. see below Has your loved one returned from combat with post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD Did you know that many of these soldiers may also have traumatic brain injury ... Read more
Food for Your Brain Injury (Part 1)
Friday, November 4th, 2011 by Marie Rowland
Some time has passed since your brain injury. You may be impatient to get better, do the things you used to do, and not feel so helpless. The best way to do this is to take advantage of neuroplasticitythe brains ability to recover and make new pathways. A good way to support neur... Read more
9 things NOT to say to someone with a brain injury
Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 by Marie Rowland
Brain injury is confusing to people who dont have one. Its natural to want to say something, to voice an opinion or offer advice, even when we dont understand. And when you care for a loved one with a brain injury, its easy to get burnt out and say things out of frustration. Here... Read more
Empty Chairs by Stacey Danson
Monday, July 11th, 2011 by Doug Bremner
Empty Chairs is a recently released narrative nonfiction by Stacey Danson that you can purchase here. User discretion is advised as it is a chilling tale of the authors prostitution by her mother from infancy, and her struggle to escape and survive the horrific effects of childho... Read more
Does Casey Anthony Want To, Or Should She, Testify?
Monday, June 27th, 2011 by Doug Bremner
by Anne Bremner, originally posted here. I, for one, think Casey Anthony wants to testify. But should she Casey is the decider, not her defense team. Many people believe that the decision for a client to testify is solely the lawyers prerogative. Yet, legally, the decision rests ... Read more
The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg now available on Kindle for $2.99
Sunday, June 26th, 2011 by Doug Bremner
Get The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg released by Night Publishing here for 2.99 and at select times free as an ebook via the LuckyNight offers. Accutane the truth that had to be told. In 2001 Hoffman-La Roches drug Accutane was selling in its billions worldwide as a treatment f... Read more
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