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Invisible Wounds of War

Invisible Wounds of War

Summary of Veterans Statistics for PTSD, TBI, Depression and Suicide. There are over 2.3 million American veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars (compared to 2.6 million Vietnam veterans who fought in Vietnam; there are 8.2 million “Vietnam Era Veterans” (personnel who served anywhere during any time of the Vietnam War) At least 20% of … Continue reading

Protect the Brain – Change the World

Protect the Brain – Change the World

Specific brain injuries greatly contribute to suicide and many social ills.   Th­e United States is renowned for ha­ving one of the most sophisticated judicial systems in the world, yet the system remains far behind the research with regard to behavior.  Character is judged and punishment is the outcome.  It’s an archaic system.  Violence experts … Continue reading