Tag: PTSD

Behavioral Analytics and PTSD

There are more than 22 million veterans in the United States, 2.7 million of whom have recently returned from active service in Iraq and Afghanistan. This surge of veterans in the past two decades is significant, surpassing the the 2.6 million veterans who returned…

PTSD & Marijuana

Veteran’s quiet use of cannabis to self-medicate against the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder may soon move into mainstream medicine, thanks to the FDA and Public Health Service’s approval of the first study on marijuana use for PTSD. Mary Lynn Mathre, MSN, RN, CARN,…

PTSD in Nurses

Nurses with symptoms of PTSD need to be encouraged and offered help. As a nursing manager, have you ever had employees who were dedicated and productive members of your healthcare team but suddenly experienced a personality change, exhibiting irritability, tearfulness and detachment from their…

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