Posts in category "Research"
A disorder is defined as a “disturbance in physical or mental health functions,” but Chicago-based Eugene Lipov, M.D. (developer of Stellate Ganglion Block for treatment of PTSD) and Frank Ochberg, M.D. of East Lansing, Mich. (the psychiatrist who coined ‘Stockholm Syndrome’) agree that the word “disorder,” when associated with PTSD, completely misses the mark because the condition is... Read more »
Last week, I wrote about “Shell Shock,” a term and condition that came into vogue in the midst of World War One. Shell shock was the precursor to today’s Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Since then, I had the pleasure of meeting with the world-renowned, Chicago-based physician Eugene G. Lipov M.D., who co-authored Exit Strategy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder:... Read more »
A century ago, World War I–the war to end all wars–brought death and destruction literally and figuratively on an industrial scale throughout Europe, and parts of Asia, the Middle East, Africa, China, and off the coasts of North and South America. Very few soldiers were immune to the psychological wounds of war. The term “Shell... Read more »
Survey for Native American veterans who may have experienced combat-related stress or know others who have
At the request of Greg Urquhart, a Washington State University professor, I’m posting the below survey for Native American veterans who may have experienced combat-related stress and/or anyone else who may know a Native American veteran struggling with the condition. The survey’s intent is to increase the body of knowledge about Native American veterans and... Read more »
The current issue of the PTSD Research Quarterly contains some startling new information about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Over the years, the diagnosis of PTSD has undergone numerous changes as researchers discover more and more of the thousands of different ways that PTSD can destroy the lives of those afflicted with this serious medical condition. The Diagnostic and... Read more »
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