Posts Tagged ‘Vietnam veterans’

Take Control of your Triggers

In the world of PTSD sufferers, a “trigger” is a sensory experience (a sight, sound, smell, taste, touch, or pain) that brings back (or “triggers”) memories of their original trauma.  The memories, in turn, trigger flashbacks, and…

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Surviving Day Two

During the period from 1991 to 1993 I was a Research Fellow in psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). It was the time of the first Gulf War. Vietnam Veterans who had been hiding out in their homes or in the woods for…

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