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Harry Croft, M.D
Harry Croft M.D. is a former Army doctor and psychiatrist who has evaluated more than 7,000 veterans diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He is author of the book I Always Sit With My Back to The Wall, and is currently on a national speaking tour providing Continuing Medical Education (CME) to primary care physicians on recognizing the signs of PTSD in their veteran patients.

Entries by Harry Croft, M.D

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes in the Rise of Our Future Heroes This Memorial Day

(1) Comments | Posted May 23, 2014 | 11:31 AM

Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.

-- Robin Hayes

Memorial Day is a time marked for remembrance of our fallen heroes...

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Combat PTSD Stigma Made Worse by Fort Hood Shooting Media Coverage

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 4:37 PM

The media has a habit of connecting mental illness to acts of violence, whether a connection truly exists or not. If a person has a mental illness of any sort, it will always become part of the headline, whereas people with other kinds of illnesses maintain their privacy. Mental illness...

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Love Is in the Air This Valentine's Day: Even When PTSD Is Present

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 11:00 AM

Valentine's Day conjures up all sorts of memories: chocolates, flowers, teddy bears, cards, romance and happiness. Of course for most, it means a happy time showing their spouse, partner, fiancé, boyfriend or girlfriend just how much they mean to them. But for many -- especially veterans with PTSD -- Cupid's...

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Recognizing the 'Silent Killer' of the Military: PTSD

(4) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 12:13 PM

They served our country proud and fought for our freedom, but now many are paying a price they shouldn't have to pay. One in five veterans suffers with combat-related post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and struggles to reintegrate back into society. Help is available, but many veterans continue to...

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Divorce Complicates Explaining Tragedy To Children

(1) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 11:50 AM

The nation is still in shock over the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last Friday that left 26 dead including 20 young children. The grieving will continue for months, if not years, as the nation tries to come to terms with the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary.


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