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  • PTSD In Veterans

    experience, he fails to realise that the battles still continue. These battles are not in Afghanistan, Iraq, or any other country, the battles are now here in the United States. Veterans with and without PTSD are and will continue to relive those battles in their minds for the rest of their lives. These Battles also have a possibility to spill out on to American street as more and more Veterans join extremist groups who regularly practice home grown terrorism. If Veterans are a threat to Homeland Security then, PTSD, post-war triggers,…

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  • Veterans Stereotypes

    Another stereotype and misconception that Veterans are given is that they are they are only good for killing others as well as to being completely uneducated and do not have any other skill other than the one they they get from training and working for the military. The skills that they do receive from the military are completely useless when adapting to civilian life, and veterans are viewed by some as useless, unskilled, and unemployed. That they are a huge waste of taxpayer money if they were…

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  • The Role Of PTSD In Veterans

    develop symptoms of post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a traumatic life experience. (Velasquez-Manoff, July/Aug2015) Many veterans suffer from PTSD as a result of being involved in combat. What is really being done to help veterans who suffer with PTSD? What resources are available for family members of those who suffer from PTSD? What forms of treatment are available for PTSD? It seems society is made aware of it and the seriousness when our country is at war. As time passes and our…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Veterans Suicide

    There is a sacred tradition in the military, leave no one behind on the battlefield. But many veterans are beginning to believe their country has left them behind at home. We all say we are thankful for are veterans but how do we show it? A national problem that faces Americans today is the treatment of our veterans. It’s been debated on and on, is are veterans treated like heroes? Everyday in 2017 an average of 20…

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  • Veterans Placement Reflection Paper

    homeless facility for veterans. The most common theme among this population was childhood trauma and complex trauma. This was true for the veteran’s I worked with and the overall population at the facility (based on conversations with my supervisor). There were many ways which their past trauma and military trauma impact this population, with the most common impact seen by myself were issues with addiction, interpersonal relationship issues, trust issues, legal issues, and a wide range of…

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  • Post-Vietnam Veterans Literature Review

    One of the most underrated, undervalued, and underappreciated groups in society today are veterans, and the matters of their contributions, capabilities, and reciprocity. At the last count, there were more or less fifty thousand homeless veterans in the United States today. A minor subsection of veterans, as a whole, is females. In general, the women of the military have a tendency to slide under the radar for much of their careers, and especially when it comes to things going awry, or…

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  • Being A War Veteran Essay

    Being a War Veteran Participation in war changes a person, but participation in two wars extremely changes a person that only a few will fully understand. People who have never been there ask me what it was like. Did you get shot at or shoot anyone? Others will share stories about a sibling, cousin, friend, or someone they knew who went to fight in a war. Even though they know someone who fought in a war, they themselves don’t fully understand what I went through on a daily basis. Only your…

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  • Veteran Suicide And Military Suicide

    Suicide is difficult to talk about, affects tens of thousands of people and climbs higher and higher every year without an agreeable reason. A topic even less seemingly approachable is military suicide. Though neither veteran suicide nor “civilian” suicide is more glamorous a topic to cover or glorious a reason to solve over the other, veteran suicide relates to a more sizeable cadre that all have lived under or experienced relatively similar series of stimuli, making them an excellent control…

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  • Veterans In The Odyssey

    Although veterans go to war to fight for the United States’ independence, they are not always treated with the respect and honor they deserve or given the help they need after returning home. When veterans come home after war, they bring a lot of baggage with them. The way society treats veterans and the kind of medical or mental treatment they receive will help them to deal with that baggage and learn how to adapt to society. Unfortunately, over time, the way people in society have treated…

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  • The Importance Of Mental Health Care For Veterans

    The Department of Veterans’ Affairs reports that there are approximately 22.2 million living veterans. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), substance abuse disorders, depression, and anxiety occur at a higher rate in veterans (Spelman et al., 2012, p. 1200), and every day twenty-two veterans take their own lives. (Department of Veterans Affairs, Kemp, RN PhD, Bossarte, PhD, 2012, p. 15) Sadly, veterans that want mental health treatment cannot get appointments at the V.A., and some who would…

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