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Posts Tagged ‘PTSD’

Top psychiatrist speaks about the potential of the TM program for treating PTSD


Renowned psychiatrist, Dr. Norman R. Rosenthal, the researcher who first described seasonal affective disorder (SAD), spoke at a news conference in New York City organized by the David Lynch Foundation as part of its launch of Operation Warrior Wellness.”
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“Meditation soothes war veterans” – Agence France Presse


Record numbers of American soldiers are being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since the start of the Iraq war—a debilitating syndrome which these men and women carry with them from the battlefield into civilian life. Read more

Legendary directors mobilize to bring Transcendental Meditation to veterans – Wall St. Journal


The Wall Street Journal reported on November 26 that Hollywood directors David Lynch, Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese, and George Lucas have mobilized together to support “Operation Warrior Wellness”— a new nationwide initiative to help 10,000 veterans overcome PTSD through the Transcendental Meditation technique. Read more

WWII veteran writes book about overcoming PTSD through Transcendental Meditation


I was one of the 16 million people who served our country in World War Two. I was 18 when I enlisted, 19 when I graduated Luke Field in Phoenix, Arizona and three weeks into my 21st year when I landed on Iwo Jima, an 8 square mile island 650 miles from Japan. Read more

Meditating veterans experience reduced PTSD symptoms


Like so many others his age, David George enlisted in the U.S. Army with a desire to serve his country. “It’s what I always wanted to do, so I went down to the recruiter and signed up.” See Video Post