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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Have We Evolved to a Greater Understanding?

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 07.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lillie Leonardi

So in my heart, I feel it is very timely that there is a day set aside to advocate awareness about PTSD. By doing so, the ignominy related to the illness may be better understood. And perhaps someday, there will be no need to even set aside a day.

Victim or Survivor?

Heidi Cave | Posted 10.31.2013 | TED Weekends
Heidi Cave

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI was confused and continued to sob until the door swung open and my boyfriend of just six weeks came into the room. He stood by my bed. "Heidi. You have to fight. You have to decide. Do you want to live?"

Athletes Risk Lifetime Of Suffering From Head Injuries

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

A well-known cause of dementia is dementia pugilistica, or what has commonly been called being "punch drunk." In some cases, the presentation is virtually indistinguishable from Alzheimer's dementia.

The Hidden Costs of War: Veterans and Dementia

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

In the majority of cases, the development of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia is the result of the acquisition of various risk factors throughout life. PTSD is one such factor.