PTSD

VFW-Core Values

Posted in PTSD, Veteran's Sound Off, Veterans Issues

VFW-Core Values

Always put the interests of our members first The VFW is a family of Veterans and their families – They are the reason for our existence Treat donors as partners in our cause Those who contribute either monetarily or otherwise, are our partners and are to be respected Promote patriotism This requires a definition of “Patriotism” Let’s just say it is a love and devotion one feels for their country. We know that our young are listening to us and we are careful how we talk in their presence… Honor military service A Veteran is a Veteran is a Veteran. It matters not if a Veteran...

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The Eclectic Approach to PTSD Treatment

Posted in PTSD, Uncategorized

The Eclectic Approach to PTSD Treatment

Treatment for PTSD will depend on the needs and desires of the person seeking treatment. Some of the most common modalities for treatment of PTSD are listed below: Behavioral or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) This approach looks at ways in which a person thinks about a problem, learned to certain triggers associated with that problem and ways in which thinking affects the emotional state. This treatment often uses a combination of exposure (deliberately thinking about an event or confronting a trigger) and relaxation training along with cognitive restructuring or changing thoughts or...

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