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WDBJ7 BloggerIt’s Night 16 and Bikal has voted out Matt. Julia has PTSD symptoms and says she almost peed herself. Michael is playing it cool. He tells the favorites that he understands their play. His strategy is to build trust and friendships with Corinne....
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WDBJ7 ReporterMore men and women serving in the military committed suicide in 2012 than died during battle. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or P-T-S-D plays a big role in the lives of many veterans. Sometimes, they don't know they have it, but as the problem grows,...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterInside the greenhouse at the Salem Veteran's Administration Medical Center you won't just find flowers growing. You'll find people healing. At this time of year the greenhouse is filled with poinsettias. They're red, ivory, and pink. Some are striped....
WDBJ7 ReporterFor the first time in 20 years, the American Psychiatric Association has made changes to its diagnosis manual. The new manual removed some disorders and added others. The biggest subtraction from the newest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, or DSM...
ReporterThey've served and protected our nation during times of war and peace.Today, a big “thank you” was given on the lake for area veterans who've sacrificed so much. The Virginia Wounded Warrior Program offers a wide range of service to...
WDBJ7 AnchorSunscape Apartments is where James Hugus' life forever changed. One night in the fall of 2010, he went out with some friends to drink with an older man known around south Roanoke County as a guy who could get kids alcohol. But Ray Page got James drunk...
As a growing number of Americans join the ranks of the disabled in this country, the number of people in need of assistance from service animals climbs as well. The number of Americans with a disability rose 7.7 percent, or by 3.4 million people, to...
A gunman killed 32 people on Virginia Tech's campus and wounded many others on April 16, 2007, but the shooting spree left thousands more wounded psychologically. A new study by two Tech professors found about 15% of students reported high levels of...
Tags: Virginia Tech, Sociology, Psychology, Stress, Philosophy
Everybody else calls it "Building 168." But the people who work inside say that even though it's the newest, it may be the most important building at the VA Hospital in Salem. The new building is called the Center for Traumatic stress and its mission is...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Health
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