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by Robert Roerich,Ilona Meagher
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Politics & Government
  • Author:
    Robert Roerich,Ilona Meagher
  • ISBN:
    0977197271
  • ISBN13:
    978-0977197279
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  • Publisher:
    Ig Publishing; 1 edition (May 1, 2007)
  • Pages:
    200 pages
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    Politics & Government
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Her collaboration with ePluribus Media has resulted in the PTSD Timeline, a database of reported PTSD incidents. She has appeared in numerous media outlets, and has been interviewed on Fox News about the issue of PTSD in troops returning from Iraq. is one of the world experts in trauma therapy and PTSD, and a board member of the National Gulf War Resource Center.

Robert Roerich, MD, is one of the world experts in trauma therapy and PTSD and a board member of the National Gulf War Resource Center. 0977197271 (ISBN13: 9780977197279).

Imprint: Nova Biomedical Press).

book by Ilona Meagher. A grassroots call to action designed to break a silence and put the issue of PTSD in Iraq war veterans to the front and centre of moral and political debates. Presents extensive interviews with veterans suffering PTSD and represents the most comprehensive sourcebook to date for concerned citizens who want to understand the complex political, social and health-related issues of PTSD.

Moving a Nation to Care. Published May 2007 by Ig Publishing.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in our returning combat troops is one of the most catastrophic issues confronting our nation. Yet, despite the fact that nearly 20 percent of the over half million troops that have left the military since 2003 have been diagnosed with PTSD, and that many who suffer symptoms are unlikely to seek help because of the stigma of this terrible disease, our government and media have remained silent.

Moving A Nation to Care: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and America’s Returning Troops is a grassroots call to action designed to break the shameful silence and put the issue of PTSD in our returning troops front and center before the American public. In addition to presenting interviews with Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffering with PTSD, such as Blake Miller, the famous “Marlboro Man,” this book will be the most comprehensive resource to date for concerned citizens who want to understand the complex political, social, and health-related issues of PTSD, with an eye toward “moving our nation to care” to do what is necessary to help our fighting men and women who suffer from PTSD.

Ilona Meagher is editor of the online journal PTSD Combat: Winning the War Within and author of the PTSD Timeline, a comprehensive database of PTSD incidents. She has appeared on Fox News and numerous other media outlets.

Robert Roerich, MD, is one of the world experts in trauma therapy and PTSD and a board member of the National Gulf War Resource Center.


Marinara
The book arrived on time, and in perfect condition. The book was just as described. I haven't finished it yet, but the information is very complete, very interesting history of PTST. The book is a few years old, but, as written in the history, this disorder has been around since war, and disasters, and people have been around. And it's good to know that we now are beginning to get a grasp of the devastation that can occur during and after life altering chaos, and that can last forever. Thank you Jami Conroy
Vrion
this book is excellent, im only a few pages in an am loving every bit of it. everyone should read this to know just how important a civilians and the nations part is in war and PTSD.
Cheber
THE PTSD PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY RETURNING VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS IS REAL AND IN MANY INSTANCES UNRECOGNIZED. THE BOOK GOES INTO THE HISTORY OF PTSD, WHEN IT WAS NOT GIVEN A NAME PRIOR TO THE VIET NAM WAR EXPERIENCES, AND GIVES AN ACCURATE HISTORY OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY THE PROBLEM. THE BOOK IS A GOOD STARTING POINT FOR THOSE WHO HAVE THE PROBLEM OR THINK THAT THEY DO, BUT DO NOT KNOW WHERE TO GO FOR HELP.
Keath
Thanks so much to the soldiers & their families who took the time to share their heart wrenching accounts of their combat experiences that lead to their battles with PTSD. This book was very well done.
crazy mashine
Good for people to learn about our Soliders
Sarin
Ilona Meagher has captured the essence of the growing epidemic related to PTSD symptoms and its victims and provides insights concerning future policy changes directed towards prevention and early treatment. This is a powerful read. I am an OIF veteran and have found hope in numbers and validation throughout this book. Also reference Meagher, I. (2007). The war list: OEF/OIF statistics at [...].
Broadraven
I felt as if I was reading a "report" from the internet and not an informative book on PTSD. Too much political bias for me, could have done w/out that, very slick job. There were a few interesting and valid view points and facts, but the meat and potatoes of this book could have been written in 20 pages in bullet format. I don't care much for reading books that are a compilation of information from other books. I have read many of her sources books and found them far more helpful and valuable.

I am a strong supporter of our military and understand PTSD and it's affects all too well. I have lost two Soldiers to suicide upon return from Iraq. If I weren't already in the mix I am not so sure this book would "move" me to care, I was hopeful by the title and reviews that it would inspire others to do just that "care" more and get involved. At some points I felt like I was reading anti-war, anti-American rhetoric and not about PTSD. The bias in the media and our own politicians wanting this war to be failure has hurt our Troops more than anything. I do agree Rumsfeld was an idiot and screw up in her political expressions.

I found no inspiration in this book, other than to agree the DOD needs to start tracking suicides of our Veterans post deployment, some are hard to call like high speed car accidents late at night, intentional or accident? I do agree more of us need to put pressure on the VA and politicians to force the VA to function properly now and not later, but again nothing in this writing stirred any fire from within. Maybe if PTSD and war is new to you it might, I can only hope.

Enough already w/understanding and research of PTSD, we have enough information and it's time to start progressive, productive treatment and support. As the author points out PTSD has been around since the dawn of war. The VA has always been poorly managed and needs to be cleaned up, this is nothing new, we can't blame all of it on Iraq and the Stan influx or present administration, though they do need to step up. During peace time no one cared what the VA was doing and now our country is paying the price in more ways than one. I did agree that the miitary and gov have created some nice catch 22's for our guys returning so they don't have to spend the money to take care of our Soldiers and Marines.

So I painfully give this book one star, just was hoping for more.
This book should be read by all, especially, high school seniors who are being hounded by the recruitment "bullying" staff of the military.
If these young adults knew what was in the future for them if they joined the military, they would think twice. They would learn [...] the wars of today and what effects they have on the human psyche. Instead of just being exposed to the "glorified" commercials to join the military, this book should be required reading in all high schools.
Our kids deserve to have all the facts before they make one of the biggest decisions of their lives, and reading "Moving a Nation to Care" would be a great start.