Monthly Archives: July 2011

When did combat veterans begin to have Post-traumatic stress disorder?

Combat veterans in all wars have experienced PTSD to a large extent. Once  labeled combat fatigue, or shell shock, post-traumatic stress disorder entered the diagnostic and statistic manual in 1981, well after the end of the Vietnam War. In fact, a … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Post-traumatic stress disorder

       Post-traumatic stress disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that I frequently see in veterans who have served in combat. According  to  Wikopedia, “Post-traumatic stress disorder (also known as  PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder that can develop after … Continue reading

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Opportunity Abounds for Those Willing to Adapt to Change

            OpportunityAbounds for Those Willing to Master Change    Current unemployment, national debt, and personal debt escalate anxiety. All changes affect our personal sense of security. Our uncertain culture creates unwanted job loss, divorce, and health crises. We like to … Continue reading

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How Do You Help Someone With Anxiety?

1) Helping him help someone else– Help that person find a way to help someone else. When someone is anxious, he may feel powerless. When the anxious person helps someone else, he can see he can make a difference in … Continue reading

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How Many Types of Anxiety Are There?

According to John Arden, author of “Heal Your Anxiety Workbook,” anxiety disorders are more common in the US than any other psychological problem, including depression. However, not all anxiety is a disorder. You can have a general anxiety about the … Continue reading

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