7 December, 2014, 12:52 pm
The transmission of trauma from parent to child is beginning to receive attention. Judith Shulevitz of the New Republic wrote “The Science of Suffering,” a comprehensive story that reports on the latest research. (http://bit.ly/14z8h4C) It details how research is now countering the traditional belief that family dynamics explained the “vicarious traumatization of the next generation.” The actual […]
15 May, 2013, 3:52 pm
“In the more immediate term, the military needs to decide what, and when, to do in terms of deciding when it will change the criteria. The Army already relaxed its PTSD criteria in April 2012. But more needs to be done. To do right by our troops, the view from here is that both the Pentagon and VA should embrace the new criteria without delay.”
17 April, 2013, 7:08 pm
Look closely into your family history. Was your father a veteran? Your grandfather, aunt or uncle? Everyone has a veteran in their family. That relative, no matter how distant, connects us now and always to all veterans. We are part of a web of mutuality. We can help heal just by listening. Just by listening.
This is our sacred duty.