Lynne Malcolm | Sunday 27 April 2014
Image: (Steve Jacobs (Getty))
It used to be known as shell shock but we now know that post traumatic stress disorder can develop in a range of contexts, and that the devastating symptoms are not only psychological and emotional, but can severely effect our physical health as well. Meet a retired SAS military commander and a Cambodian refugee who both know this only too well. We also hear about the latest treatments including neurofeedback.
- Leahkhana Suos - Cambodian refugee & client at the NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTS)
- Stuart Bonner - Retired SAS military commander
- Professor Sandy McFarlane
- Mirjana Askovic - Psychologist & Senior Neurofeedback Counsellor at the NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS)
PublicationsRedback One: The True Story of an Australian SAS Hero by Robert Macklin
- NSW Service for the treatment and rehabilitation of torture and trauma survivors
- Veterans and veterans families counselling service
- Department of Veterans Affairs
- Lifeline 131114
Sunday, April 27, 2014
All in the Mind - Too Much Reality (on PTSD)
A good episode of All in the Mind this week that looks at PTSD, particularly as related to war and combat. They also examine one of the newer treatment approaches, neurofeedback.