SVI

Blog: Reflecting on Traumatic Brain Injury Month

Kurt Goldstein and Frieda Fromm-Reichmann on Traumatic Brain Injury
 
Symptoms are an amalgam of neurological injuries and the survivor’s individual physical and psychological efforts to adapt to those injuries
 
By Harold Kudler, MD
 

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?

Psychoanalytic Understanding of War Trauma - Webinars

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

 

Blog: APsaA Position Statements Rendered Obsolete

 

APsaA Position Statements Rendered Obsolete

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.