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Mind Wellness

The History of PTSD and Veteran Treatment

Today, medical professionals and laymen alike recognize the importance of preserving mental health when treating the whole patient. Yet mental disorders have a long history of stigma and misunderstanding that persists to this day. Despite its prevalence in modern society, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is especially notable in this regard. Officially recognized by the American […]

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Mind Wellness

The Rise of PTSD Among Younger Generations

Childhood is supposed to be a time of carefree innocence when the trials and tribulations of the adult world don’t enter your sphere of consciousness. For far too many children and teens, however, those precious years end much too soon if they ever occur at all.  The simple fact is that, no matter how we […]

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Wellness

How Applied Behavior Analysis Can Help Those Struggling With a Mental Illness

If you or a loved one is struggling with a mental illness, the good news about living in the modern era is that the resources and understanding that our culture has developed in regards to mental health have never been better nor more readily available than now. We’ve come a long way from even just […]

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Government

What Should I Look for in a PTSD Counselor?

PTSD is a complex condition, and its symptoms can manifest in a number of different ways, depending on the individual and type of trauma experienced. For that reason, successful treatment is highly personalized. What works for one trauma survivor may trigger another, and the healing process often involves a significant amount of trial and error. […]