Anxiety Disorder in Veterans
A 2013 study found that approximately 12 percent of veterans are diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, which is 4-to-6 times higher than the general population.[...]
How Does Trauma Affect the Brain?
Traumatic experiences impact every aspect of a human being, with consequences for physical, mental and emotional well-being. Experiencing trauma can “rewire” the brain, changing the[...]
What are Co-Occurring Disorders?
The term co-occurring disorders—also known as dual diagnosis—describes a diagnosis of two or more mental health conditions that present simultaneously in an individual. Post-traumatic stress[...]
Veterans and Substance Use Disorders
Substance use is a major public health problem regardless of military status and can have devastating or even fatal effects on the lives of affected[...]
Veterans and Depression
Feelings of sadness, loss of interest in activities people once enjoyed, isolation from others and low energy may be signs of depression. In some cases,[...]
What Causes Domestic Violence in Veterans?
When we talk about domestic violence, we’re usually focused on victims — ensuring their safety, stability and access to any treatment they may need —[...]
Impacts of Military Sexual Trauma on Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs defines military sexual trauma (MST) as any sexual activity in which a servicemember is involved without their consent during[...]
Military Sexual Trauma and Non-Combat Related PTSD in Veterans
In veterans, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is most often associated with combat. However, other common experiences during military service can be traumatic and lead to[...]
New Program for Military Veterans Launches
Dallas, PA – August 1, 2022 –Pyramid Healthcare announced today the launch of Pyramid Military Therapy & Recovery Programs at its Dallas, Pennsylvania facility. This[...]
Trauma vs. PTSD
Trauma in Veterans Trauma is an emotional response to an event or incident such as an accident, injury, natural disaster or sexual assault. Living through[...]