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Vet meets with Barack Obama over pizza

www.bostonherald.com,By Jessica Heslam,October 20 2011

As an Army bomb disposal specialist, Foxboro native Brian Sullivan swept sites ahead of presidential visits by former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

Soldiering On

From mobile apps to meditation, local practitioners are pioneering fresh ways to fight back against the devastating enemy known as PTSD.

Listening to users: How VA developed its PTSD Coach mobile app

BY JOSEPH MARKS (Nextgov.com)
09/30/2011

When Dr. Julia Hoffman wanted to build a mobile app to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, she went to the source: 80 residential PTSD patients at the Veterans Affairs Department Trauma Recovery Program in Palo Alto, Calif.

The vets' top priority, they told her, was finding something to help them relax and focus when they were in the grip of a PTSD attack, suffering from related symptoms such as anger or sleeplessness or generally stressed out.

Rising Suicides Stump Military Leaders

The U.S. military doesn't need September's Suicide Prevention Month to realize it has a problem within its ranks.

Sleep Deprivation Predicts PTSD in Redeployed Soldiers

Short sleep duration is common among redeployed soldiers - particularly those who experience combat - and is associated with numerous impairments, including posttraumatic stress disorder, according to findings from a cross-sectional study of more than 2,700 members of a brigade combat team.

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