PTSD

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

by Mario Orsatti March 18, 2011
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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

by Mario Orsatti March 16, 2011
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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

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

by Bob Roth December 2, 2010
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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

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WWII veteran writes book about overcoming PTSD through Transcendental Meditation

by Jerry Yellin November 6, 2010
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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

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Meditating veterans experience reduced PTSD symptoms

by Gina Orange July 20, 2010
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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

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