27 May '12, 5pm

PTSD therapy reaches soldiers in the field

Just days after a suicide attack in Afghanistan like the one in April that killed three Ohio Guardsmen and wounded five others, another fight begins — for a soldier’s mental health. In battlefield interviews from Afghanistan with the dayton Daily News, two military mental health providers revealed how they’re trying to get the jump on post-traumatic stress before a veteran comes home. “There’s now a much bigger emphasis on prevention and early intervention,” said Army Capt. Donell Barnett, a clinical psychologist whose combat stress-control unit operates the Warfighter Restoration Center at Bagram Airfield near Kabul. Advertisement Still, prospects for completely warding off PTSD — an illness that may take months or even years to develop — aren’t good. “We thought we could prevent the whole of PTSD,” Barnett said. “The consensus now is that you can’t prevent neurobiologica...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/ptsd-therapy-reaches-soldiers...

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