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Mindfulness-based stress reduction finds a place in the military

Mindfulness-based meditation and the military are generally two things that one would not associate with one another. But on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Dr. Valerie...

Funding for mental health research yielding results

Research advances in mental health and care provided for Soldiers is light years ahead of what it was during the beginning of the wars...

Army releases October suicide statistics

Suicides in the Army continue to remain high. In October, there were 20 potential suicides of active-duty Soldiers, meaning that some have been confirmed and...

Combat medics receive battlefield stress training

As four Soldiers watched Jeopardy in the hospital waiting room, a female Soldier began looking over the stack of papers she'd just received after...

Army research looks at new PTSD treatment

While there are no simple cures for post-traumatic stress disorder, a leading military researcher said progress is being made with a new treatment method...

Holistic treatments help Soldiers battle PTSD

For some Soldiers, the emotional scars of combat can be just as overwhelming as the physical ones. Often, Soldiers had only a choice between...

Army looking to ensure PTSD diagnosis consistent

The Army's surgeon general told members of Congress that the service is investigating how post-traumatic stress disorder is diagnosed to ensure consistency at all...

Experts Assess the Impact of Military Combat

From 3 to 5 June, 32 experts in the assessment and treatment of combat-related injuries will gather at a workshop in Salzburg, Austria. Delegates...

Education is key in fight against PTSD

Stemming the incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, requires awareness, education and recognizing its symptoms, a senior military psychiatrist said. Navy Capt. Paul S....

Smartphone app helps troops, vets manage stress

Veterans dealing with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder can turn to their smartphones for help any time with the "PTSD Coach" application created by...