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.


Too much reality

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.


Guests 

  • 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) 

Publications

Redback One: The True Story of an Australian SAS Hero by Robert Macklin

Further Information  


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