The Future of PTSD – Part 3

The Future of PTSD – Part 3

In part 1, we discussed a broken psychological industry and looked into PTSD’s criterion A concerns. In part 2, we expanded to discussing the key diagnostic and industry issues, as by looking at an issue one can typically find possible solutions. Well, here we...
The Future of PTSD – Part 2

The Future of PTSD – Part 2

PTSD is the trendy diagnosis plagued with contentions and future growth problems. Does the industry continue to expand criterion so eventually everything but the kitchen sink can befit PTSD? Or decisions need to be made that curb the political influence and remove...
The Future of PTSD – Part 1

The Future of PTSD – Part 1

The twentieth century was rife with war and catastrophic trauma. Anything lesser suffered during such time was considered trivial, dismissed as the sufferer’s individual weakness, a failing in psychological fortitude. Enter Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),...
Let’s Talk Suicide

Let’s Talk Suicide

Suicide is not complicated. The preceding ideation is complicated. The aftermath is complicated. The act of suicide itself is simple. Suicide is a word that people struggle to accept, process and understand. The stigma surrounding suicide makes the word feel dirty....
Family Secret – Disclosing Abuse From Within

Family Secret – Disclosing Abuse From Within

One of the hardest pieces of news a family can hear is from within. To learn that a member of your family, a close relative you’ve known all your life, has abused another, is devastating. I know because I have been on both sides of that coin, both recieving the...
Alcohol & Drug Addiction with PTSD

Alcohol & Drug Addiction with PTSD

Substance abuse is always almost preceded by an underlying, deeper problem within individuals. Post traumatic stress disorder contributes immensely as such an underlying problem, pushing sufferers to turn to substances–whether legal or illegal–as a means...