PTSD Information Links

VVA's Electronic Library: Vietnam War and Vietnam Era Resources From Assorted Web Sites

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

VVA's Guide to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (01.02)
National Conference of Vietnam Veteran Ministers: PTSD Links (01.02)
Diagnostic Criteria for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (DSM-IV) (American Psychiatric Assn.) (01.02)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (National Institute of Mental Health) (01.02)
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Internet Mental Health-Diagnostic Questions) (01.02)
PTSD Literature Database (PILOTS) (National Center for PTSD) (01.02)
PTSD Research Quarterly (National Center for PTSD) (01.02)
David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages (01.02)
The PTSD Alliance (01.02)
PTSD: Bibliographic Review (1997) (01.02)
Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health
Australian Trauma Web
PTSD - Women - Orchid Web Site

What Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Accuterm Web Site)

The VA and PTSD

Vet Centers (VA) (10.00)
VA C & P Exam Requirements for PTSD (10.00)
DSM-IV Diagnoses and Codes, Alphabetical (10.00)
National Center for PTSD

News Articles About PTSD

The battle to beat traumatic memories (BBC, Sep. 9, 1998)
War Wounds Without Blood (ABC News) (Nov. 11, 1998)
Medical notes: Post-traumatic stress disorder (BBC, Oct. 13, 1999)
Medical notes: Anxiety disorder factfile (BBC, Oct. 13, 1999)
War children may have 'problems' (BBC, Jul. 15, 2000)
Vietnam Combat Vets More Likely to Have Later Health Problems (ABC News) (Dec. 18, 2000)
Vietnam Veteran Named Gay With PTSD Gets Life Sentence for Killing in Gay Bar (BBC, Jul. 23, 2001)
Rx for War Zone Workers (NY Times, Jul. 24, 2001)
Minorities' Care for Mental Ills Is Called Inferior (NY Times, Aug. 27, 2001)
Stress Has Hormonal Link to Alcohol, Drug Abuse (Washington Post, Sep. 3, 2001)
Memories Hold Clues to Coping With Traumatic Disorders (NY Times, Nov. 20, 2001)
Post traumatic stress linked to heart disease (BBC, Nov. 9, 1999)
War prisoner heart risk (BBC, Oct. 6, 2001)
Russian Troops Face 'Chechnya Syndrome' (Washington Post, Aug. 5, 2000)
Ravaged Psyches in a Generation of Fighting: Afghanistan Has 8 Psychiatrists (NYT, Jan. 9, 2002)

Books by Dr. Jonathan Shay

Achilles in Vietnam by Johnathan Shay (10.00)
Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay (Book review)
Odysseus In America by Jonathan Shay (Book Review)

Book Reviews and Articles on PTSD

Does It Hurt Inside? Post-Vietnam Syndrome (Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Jul. 1972)
Post-Traumatic Spiritual Alienation and Recovery in Vietnam Combat Veterans (J. Brende & E. McDonald) (1989) (01.02)
On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by LTC David Grossman (03.01)
Repairing Veterans Spirits: Spirituality and PTSD (The VVA Veteran, Dec. 2000-Jan. 2001)
PTSD and Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army Veterans (National Center for PTSD) (01.02)
Dodging the Insanity Defense With Diminished Capacity by Harlow M. Huckabee (01.02)
Army Field Manual 22-51 (1994): Leaders' Manual for Combat Stress Control (Chapter 1) (01.02)
National Association of Medics and Corpsmen's Dreambook (01.02)
Soldier's Heart: Survivors' Views of Combat Trauma (book)
Trauma and PTSD Articles (Sidran)
The invention of PTSD and the social usefulness of a psychiatric category (British Medical Journal)
A War of Nerves: Soldiers and Psychiatrists 1914-94 (British Medical Journal)
Therapy for PTSD: Whose Search for Meaning by David S. Harrington (Vietnam Generation Journal, Mar. 1994)
Global Awareness of the Impact of PTSD on Veterans of War and Their Families
Veteran to Veteran (
An Approach to Dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders in Vietnam Veterans (01.02)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Al Colombo) (01.02)
Trauma Recovery and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (01.02)
WIRED NoteBook for Trauma Survivors
Culture Club Article, By Professor Kaiping Peng

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