Post-Traumatic Stress

Statistics measuring the effects of wartime service on our troops reveal high rates of drug and alcohol abuse, homelessness, homicide, suicide, divorce, depression, traumatic brain injury, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Yet, unless we're...

The invisible wounds of war are not new to our warriors, veterans, and their loved ones. For many, “coming home” is not the end of war—far from it. Even when soldiers leave the battlefield far behind, the war often continues—in hearts and minds,...

Traumatic events commonly lead to a range of mental health consequences, from adjustment reactions to chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Various factors affect mental health outcomes following disasters, including demographics of the...

Typical methods of trauma treatment are changing from the traditional approach involving chemical treatments for the body and mind to a more holistic approach—treating the body, mind, and spirit. More and more, complementary and...

Should you make your kids talk about a tragic event like the Boston Marathon bombing? Should you let them watch or listen to the news? What do you do when your child tells you he or she is scared? ...

Xavier Amador, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and professor at Teachers College Columbia University in New York City. He is founder and director of the LEAP™ Institute and is...

For more than 20 years, Omega has been engaged with veterans and family members dealing with the after-effects of war known as post-traumatic stress. Join us on our Rhinebeck campus for a rare opportunity to hear from Vietnam veteran, author, and...

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