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My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...boarding school-era students who have faced a loss of cultural identity, language, tradition and suffer post-traumatic stress disorder due to the indignities and traumas of their boarding school years, making up a high percentage of alcohol-fueled...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-curriculum-whitewashes-boardi
Opinion
Workshop tackles utilizing GI Bill

...empowered about their future. Sometimes Warner experiences some pretty sad stories, he said, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or dishonorable discharges, but he tries to help find a silver lining, or benefits to which they may not...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/workshop-tackles-utilizing-gi-bill
Local
House moves PTSD sentencing bill

...House Special Committee on Military and Veterans' Affairs moved a bill Thursday allowing judges to consider post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries as a mitigating factor during sentencings of combat veterans.House Bill 313...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/house-moves-ptsd-sentencing-bill
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Sexual assault charges always merit rapid response

...victims of sexual assault commonly endure lasting emotional, physical, and psychological scars, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, substance abuse issues, phobias, heightened emotional reactions, interpersonal relationship...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-06/my-turn-sexual-assault-charges-always
Opinion
The scars are permanent

...Botox and face creams have helped.Nelson also struggled with feelings of anxiety and sought counseling for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. She tried to go back to the Alaskan for its 100th anniversary celebration last year, but she couldn't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-27/scars-are-permanent
Local
Trying to help others

...consistent work to support his wife, growing family and the pressure of coping with day-to-day life with post-traumatic stress disorder.The 29-year-old left eight siblings, a wife and two children, 30 nieces and nephews and two parents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-03/trying-help-others
State
Judge sentences rapist to 6 years in prison

...womanizing."The victim attended the sentencing accompanied by a service dog that she said was prescribed for post-traumatic stress disorder.She objected to listing the crime as "least serious."

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-19/judge-sentences-rapist-6-years-prison
Local
Dying sex offender's family pleads for mercy

...Strickling was able to understand the legal proceedings, including the charges against him.Strickling also has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - he served in the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in 1967.His mental and physical condition worsened...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-13/dying-sex-offenders-family-pleads-mercy
Local
Soldotna shooting victim responds to treatment

...and keep your eyes open, the chances are it won't be as bad or it'll go away completely."Stroup has post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.Her psychiatrist, Dr. Frank Ochberg, a prominent PTSD psychiatrist and professor of psychiatry...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-01/soldotna-shooting-victim-responds-treat
State
Vet gets 1 year for shooting at vehicle on Egan Drive

...there's not a satisfactory answer as to what caused Darshan S. Dogra's behavior - just possibilities such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anger issues or alcohol abuse."Ultimately I think no matter what sentence is fashioned, it's very...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-08/vet-gets-1-year-shooting-vehicle-egan-d
Local

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