Definitely one of the best written articles on the subject from a former Army Special Forces soldier (Green Beret) Scot Spooner… who was coincidentally this authors instructor at the Special Forces Engineer course. One of three names that stick out in my head of guys that I looked to as mentors and examples of how to perform.
Here’s a snippet:
My final thought is this: There are over 100 different types of cancer and as many or more treatments for cancer, and I believe that there are over a million different traumatic experiences that can induce PTSD. That being said, it is insane to think that the way a rape victim or victim of child abuse is treated for PTSD is the same way a combat veteran should be treated for their PTSD, yet that is the common technique. I encourage anyone suffering from Combat PTSD to seek out alternate treatments and keep in mind the muti-prong attack when attempting to address the complex “state of being” that the western medical world sums up in four simple letters.
PTSD is not simple, and neither is addressing it ….. Stay in the fight. -Scot Spooner
Read more here: http://chairbornecommandos.com/one-warriors-perspective-on-ptsd/