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Helaing PTSD: It's all about attitude!, Part 1

It doesn’t do any good to know the facts, stats, symptoms, and causes of PTSD and just stop there. While we may feel helpless, muddled, hopeless and flattened by the weight of PTSD, it is, in the words of a psychologist friend, ‘eminently treatable’. And not just in the ‘let’s control the symptoms way.’ There is more to be done in recovering from PTSD than just striving to stop flashbacks. There is a life to be recovered and a future to be lived. We have survived. Are we now going to be…

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Added by Michele Rosenthal on September 9, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

What are the causes of PTSD?

So, now that we know the definition and stats of PTSD, you can see how incredibly large the PTSD pool is. And, I’ve received more than one email from professional mental health colleagues who suggest that PTSD is underdiagnosed, which means the numbers are below the actual amount and they grow every day.



To add to our understanding of the PTSD experience – and to learn even more about the large group to which we belong – it helps to be aware of the many causes of PTSD.



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Added by Michele Rosenthal on August 16, 2010 at 12:31pm — 1 Comment

Canada firefighters' cell photo causes flap

This Free Press photo shows a firefighter posing as another snaps a cell phone photo in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Thursday. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is investigating the circumstances of the photo. (Photo Boris Minkevich/Winnipeg Free Press)



**Note: Winnipeg Deputy Chief Ken Sim says taking the photo on the fireground was inappropriate while union president claims the fuss is unwarranted as the two firefighters were waiting for defensive operations to… Continue

Added by Tony Thomas on December 8, 2009 at 6:38pm — 1 Comment

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