PTSD http://kcur.org en Death of Kansas City Veteran Emphasizes Need For Timely PTSD Treatment http://kcur.org/post/death-kansas-city-veteran-emphasizes-need-timely-ptsd-treatment <p></p><p></p><p>The death last month of 26-year old Army veteran Isaac Sims in a confrontation with Kansas City, Missouri police raised many questions including whether this loss of life could have been prevented.</p><p>On this edition of <a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a> Steve Kraske brings together a panel to look at the events leading up to Sims' death, the special municipal court that works with veterans facing criminal charges, and a therapy program treating military PTSD sufferers while they are still on active duty.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:14:12 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 58700 at http://kcur.org Death of Kansas City Veteran Emphasizes Need For Timely PTSD Treatment From War To Peace: Soldiers And PTSD http://kcur.org/post/war-peace-soldiers-and-ptsd <p>Not all war wounds are as obvious as a missing limb, as we’ve learned from scores of veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 45537 at http://kcur.org From War To Peace: Soldiers And PTSD Looking Back At An American Sniper http://kcur.org/post/looking-back-american-sniper <p>Last February,<strong> Steve Kraske</strong> <a href="http://kcur.org/post/american-sniper">spoke with former&nbsp;<strong>Navy SEAL Chris Kyle</strong></a> about his book, <em>American Sniper</em>. Kyle is credited with more than 150 kills, but by his own account, he's killed closer to 250 people.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Chris Kyle had taken to assisting former soldiers deal with post-traumatic stress disorder by taking them to gun ranges. On Saturday,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/02/04/171057790/reports-american-sniper-chris-kyle-died-while-trying-to-help-fellow-veteran">Kyle and a friend were killed at a gun range in Glen Rose, Texas</a> by a man Kyle had been helping.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 16:01:15 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 31409 at http://kcur.org Looking Back At An American Sniper Hypnotism http://kcur.org/post/hypnotism <p>What do Franz Mesmer, James Braid, and The Professor from <em>Gilligan's Island</em> have in common?</p><p></p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Jabulani Leffall, Matthew Long-Middleton & Jeffrey Harvey 30053 at http://kcur.org Hypnotism Jacob Andrews Remembered & Recognized http://kcur.org/post/jacob-andrews-remembered-recognized <p>On Tuesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard" target="_blank"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, we’re joined by Laurie Turner, the mother of the late military Specialist Jacob Andrews. She was on the program last year, mere months after her son took his own life.</p><p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:58:11 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon, Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 23915 at http://kcur.org Jacob Andrews Remembered & Recognized Hotels, Hospitals & Jails http://kcur.org/post/hotels-hospitals-jails <p>With the success of his memoir <em>Jarhead</em>, author <a href="http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Anthony-Swofford/18181513"><strong>Anthony Swofford </strong></a>found fame and fortune.&nbsp;&nbsp; In the ensuing years he went through a lot of cash, women and drugs all the while striving to reconcile his relationship with his father.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 03:08:14 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Brian Ellison & Danie Alexander 20677 at http://kcur.org Hotels, Hospitals & Jails