VA Sued for Discriminating Against Survivors of Sexual Trauma

Two veterans’ advocacy groups are suing the U.S. Veterans Administration, claiming the organization discriminates against former service personnel with medical problems related to sexual assault or harassment. According to representatives from the Service Women’s Action Network and the Vietnam Veterans of America, when veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by sexual trauma come…

How to Heal Youth After Psychological Trauma?

Evidence-based psychotherapy is the general term for forms of psychotherapeutic mental health treatment that have had their effectiveness verified by well-constructed scientific studies. Not all forms of psychotherapy meet this standard, and many people fail to gain a significant benefit from participation in non-evidence-based approaches. According to the authors of a study review published in…