PTSD

Hurricane Harvey Will Have Lasting Mental Health Impact Says Leading Psychoanalytic Association

 

Hurricane Harvey Will Have Lasting Mental Health Impact
Says Leading Psychoanalytic Association

 

Blog: 100 Years of Understanding War-Related Trauma

Why after every war do “we” look for the newest, most cutting-edge treatments for war-related trauma, rather and simply going to a library?

News: APsaA Calls for Empathy Regarding Plight of Refugees

In light of increasing inflammatory rhetoric directed at refugees fleeing Syria and Iraq, the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) has released a new position statement calling for greater understanding and increased compassion.

Psychoanalytic Understanding of War Trauma - Webinars

2016/2017: Understanding War Trauma: A Six-Part Webinar Series from the American Psychoanalytic Association

 

Blog: On this Veterans Day: Understanding War-Generated Psychopathology

On this Veterans Day:
Understanding War-Generated Psychopathology
 
By Norman M. Camp, MD
 

Blog: Increasing Military Cultural Competency Helps Military Personnel, Veterans & Their Families

 

Increased Military Cultural Competence Helps Military Personnel, Veterans & Their Families

Blog: 40 Years Since Vietnam

According to the recently released National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVLS), there are both encouraging and alarming findings regarding the long-term mental health of combat veterans.   

The Impact of “Invisible War Wounds” on Children

Hundreds of thousands of troops have returned home after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan with brain injuries and/or PTSD. Local and federal leaders, community and religious organizations and non-profits strive mightily to offer support services and programs to help veterans and their families cope and heal.

SVI Blog: The Meaning of Decorations

When the veteran speaks of decorations, many feelings may surface. And when, on Memorial Day or Veterans Day, we see veterans don their uniforms for parades, the glittering, attractive face of the decoration is seen but the obverse lies dark against the veteran’s chest. The metaphorical meanings of that darkness may reach far deeper.

APsaA Garners Update to CPT Evaluation & Management Guidelines: Healthcare Professionals Now Advised to Ask About Military Service

February 12, 2015 – New York, NY – The American Medical Association’s (AMA) official Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services Guidelines have been updated to include a call for healthcare professionals to inquire about a patient’s current or past military history. The CPT code set constitutes the most widely accepted medical nomenclature used to report medical procedures and services under public and private health insurance programs.

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