Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a common mental health condition that will likely appear after exposure to any traumatic event, it could co-exist with other mental disorders and substance use disorders.
The Defense Health Agency plans to advance its use of virtual technology with an aim to get the patient connected to the medical provider no matter where they are, according to one of the agency’s top doctors.
A myriad of brain cells extends fibers that weave themselves into a nerve. This nerve emerges from the underside of the skull and begins to wander. In fact, the name of this nerve – vagus – means wanderer. It is a name that shares the same ancient origins with such words as “vagrant” and “vagabond.”
It's National Public Health Awareness Week from April 5-11, and Defense Health Agency Public Health is committed to recognizing the health professionals and support staff caring for the total health of the joint force, military services, and the Department of Defense global community.
Male mental fitness is a serious challenge. The masculinity crisis is real. Depression among men is rising and nearly 80% of all suicides are by men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.