PTSD

What can the IDF do when a soldier cannot handle the stress?

A story of an Orthodox Israeli Jew who wants out of the IDF.

By AARON LEIBEL
15/07/2020
Erela Rousso - Breathing life back into business

Due to the coronavirus, like so many other businesses, Rousso couldn’t work for the last 12 weeks.

09/07/2020
Israeli researchers explain how they are healing the world with precision

HEALTH AND SCIENCE AFFAIRS: 16 Israeli projects get NIS 60m. to innovate next stage of healthcare

Yazidi girls sold as sex slaves create choir to find healing

The choir has sung at Westminster Abbey and will perform at the Houses of Parliament and in front of Prince Charles.

By REUTERS
04/02/2020
Schoolchildren learn ways of calming themselves during rocket attacks
The NGO dealing with the PTSD of the Gaza border communities

Israelis living closest to Gaza have just 15 seconds to get themselves and their families to a safe room. Doing this repeatedly increases stress levels among almost everyone living there.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
28/01/2020
Capitol Hill security briefing on developments with Iran after attacks by Iran on US forces
Ilhan Omar 'stricken with PTSD' amid US-Iran tensions

Rep. Jim Banks called Omar's PTSD comments a "disgrace," and "offensive to our nation's veterans who really do have PTSD after putting their life on the line to keep America safe."

Disabled IDF veterans with their newly donated scooters
IDF: 57,277 veterans recognized as disabled, 5,000 suffer from PTSD

The Defense Ministry has published data to mark the 5th annual Day of Appreciation for wounded veterans.

A female soldier played by Nelly Tagar in the Israeli film Zero Motivation
IDF reveals alarming rise in mental illness-related pre-emptive discharges

The IDF expressed concern in the light of a 30% rise in the number of pre-emptive soldier discharges on the grounds of mental illness.

By TAL LEV RAM/MAARIV
09/11/2019
Police Inspect After Rocket Attack from Gaza
Does Israel go to bat for IDF veterans suffering from PTSD?

The Perspective of Israel's Soldiers with PTSD

By ILANA SHTOTLAND
31/10/2019
An elderly woman suffers from PTSD. [illustrative]
Huge study explores genetics of PTSD

Suicide rates are higher among veterans suffering from PTSD, which is estimated to affect between 11% and 20% of those who served in the military.

By PAUL SISSON
11/08/2019
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