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Kids with parent in Iraq or Afghanistan more likely to have mental health problems

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article from Chron.com the online version of the Houston Chronicle that talks about the effects of deployment on the children of our servicemen and women.  This particular article is from … Continue reading

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Mental Health Effects of Serving in Afghanistan and Iraq

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Today is memorial day, a day to remember those who sacrificed all so we could continue to enjoy the freedoms we have. We are currently at war in the Middle East; with many … Continue reading

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Mental health experts: Survivor of Hudson tragedy, 10, likely to need therapy

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is one of several articles I found in the Poughkeepsie Journal today.  This article talks about the mental health status of the little 10year old boy who saved himself while his mother and … Continue reading

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Mental health is No. 1 reason women troops are medically evacuated, report finds

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchUpon first reading of the article below, I was concerned about “another” article citing the weakness of women and stating that they have no business going to war.  However, after reading the entire article, … Continue reading

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New court seeks to help veterans avoid jail

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from the Austin American Statesman that shows how beneficial it can be to treat our soldiers who have been damaged by war in a more humane and professional way.  This … Continue reading

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Veterans With Bipolar Disorder May Have Increased Risk of Suicide

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Well, I have to agree that veterans with Bipolar disorder are at high risk, given the ready access to guns and other means of inflicting harm; however, I believe that anyone suffering with … Continue reading

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Army identifies issues that lead to suicides

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Having worked in Killeen as a psychiatric nurse, I am naturally appalled by the current rash of suicides by Army personnel there.  I found this article in the Killeen Daily … Continue reading

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Research predicts major mental health effects of Gulf oil spill

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search When I read articles like that below I am left wondering why this is such a “surprise”.  How could living through such an event as the oil spill, Katrina, a hurricane, an earthquake, … Continue reading

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Gen. Casey Tours New Ft. Jackson Mental Health School

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia After reading this article, it would appear that the Army has finally decided they must do something to secure the mental health of the soldiers.  Although I am not sure … Continue reading

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