NYT A Deadly Deployment, a Navy SEAL's Despair SEAL Team 4 Cmdr. Job Price struggled with the indescribable difficulties of war, leading to his reported suicide just weeks before the end of his deployment.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 21, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / /
TEDx Phil Hansen: Embrace the Shake Artist Phil Hansen discusses how he found a way to use his disability, rather then battle to over come it, when his hand tremors were devastatingly preventing him from creating the art he loved.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 17, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
TEDx Jean-Paul Mari: The chilling aftershock of a brush with death Journalist Jean-Paul Mari talks about his brush with death when a shell hit the building he was reporting from in Bahgdad. This discussion delves into the unseen scars that those who struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder must endure.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 17, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
NYT Penis Transplants Being Planned to Help Wounded Troops Surgeons will perform the first penis transplant in the United States - a surgery that, if successful, could help hundreds of wounded warriors who have suffered genitourinary injuries.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 7, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / / / / /
download Why veterans have intimacy issues - by Lee Woodruff Journalist and Author Lee Woodruff, whose husband sustained massive injuries from a roadside bomb while reporting in Iraq in 2006, discusses what is, and especially what is not, being openly discussed about the difficulties of sex and intimacy for wounded warriors.
Contributor: Karlen BaderNovember 11, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
50513_2219590487_2204_n Blogs by Dr. Mitchell Tepper- Sexologist with focus on the disabled Dr. Tepper, who has had a spinal cord injury for over 30 years, focused professionally to ending the silence around sexuality and disabilities. He has been with working with wounded warriors since 2006. Explore the two websites for various resources for 'regaining that feeling'
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 27, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / /
Washington-Post Amputations and genital injuries increase sharply among soldiers in Afghanistan Article discussing the rising number of combat wounded returning from war zones with injuries to the genitals and perineum in 2012, in the height of the surge. The author specifically focuses on the drastic increase in the number of these injuries and what this has meant for both healthcare workers and mental and sexual health providers in the military, as well as for wounded warriors and their spouses.
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 20, 2015Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
eXtension_logo Wounded Warriors and Intimacy This educational article is directed to the spouses or significant others of wounded warriors, and specifically addresses what one may expect when reintroducing sex and intimacy into a relationship with a wounded warrior. Includes methods for initiating sex and intimacy, what to expect in terms of new challenges or changes, potential new ways for expressing intimacy and experiencing sexual pleasure.
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 20, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / / / / / / / / / /
250px-Army_Times_logo.svg DoD Studies Intimacy Issues Among Combat Vets This article discusses the specific ways that combat stress, PTSD and TBI affect soldiers sex lives after returning from combat.
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 20, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / / / / / / / / / / /