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By On March 3rd, 2014

Uses of Imagery Techniques for Olympians and Veterans

The New York Times ran an interesting piece on how Imagery techniques are becoming an important training regimen for many of the premier athletes in the Olympics.  According to Times reporter Christopher Clarey, most Olympic national teams are now staffed with psychologists trained to assist athletes in addressing any mental barriers that may impede an…

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By On March 29th, 2013

The Long Wait for Veterans

Our veterans are waiting. They have fought for our country. They have experienced unimaginable trauma. They have returned home, and now they are waiting. It isn’t a small group of our veterans who are waiting for their disability or other benefits to be approved. Nine hundred thousand men and women continue to wait. This is…

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By On March 26th, 2012

Vets with Mental Health Issues are More Likely to Abuse Pain Killers

A new study finds that Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with a mental health disorder are more likely to abuse prescription narcotic pain killers. When these war veterans return from active duty, they are often struggling with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and are also dealing with chronic pain. With the modern advances of science/technology in…

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