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Veterans

The Role of the Brutal Training of Soldiers in Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket

The first half of Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket presents the hardcore instruction of soldiers at the Parris Island training camp. The brutal behavior of the drill sergeant Hartman is meant to transform boys into men and men into killing machines. When Private Pyle fails to successfully make the transformation,...

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Enemy Combatants

An enemy combatant is an individual who according to the laws is not allowed to fight in the US military battles but maneuvers his ways through with an intention of gathering military intelligence with their main aim of supplying the information to the enemies. According to the United States’ laws,...

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Full Metal Jacket Review

Full Metal Jacket is a movie following the story of a group of young men in their training journey to become soldiers in the Vietnam War under the supervision of the hostile and cold General Hartman. Despite the film being set in Vietnam, the main purpose of the movie is...

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Challenges Faced by Veterans Today

For many of the courageous men and woman who dedicate their lives to defending our country, the toughest challenge they face is often the transition back to every day life. This is reflected in their disproportionately high rates of suicide, approximately 50% higher than other civilians with similar demographic characteristics....

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Veterans across America Program

Veterans across America is a charitable organization which specializes in finding employment for veterans, with a view to providing support for them and their families, and helping them reintegrate successfully into society. This paper will describe the origins and purpose of the organization, describe the various program areas, and provide...

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Marine Corps Tradition

Introduction The Marine Corps have been part of the naval force since the 19th century. All its traditions can be traced back to this time. It is through its fine traditions that the Marine Corps have become America’s most successful expeditionary force. Its customs and traditions reflect the Service, its...

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Movie Review: Full Metal Jacket

The Movie Full Metal Jacket is ironically titled considering the term refers to the type of bullet the Marines use in their rifles when in combat. When taking the movie as a whole into consideration, there are two moral issues discussed in the film. The focus is the progression of...

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Veterans’ Treatment for PTSD

The term post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD was created after the Vietnam War, and officially recognized as a medical condition in 1980 (Nursing Times, 2009). Symptoms of PTSD include flashbacks and nightmares; inability to remember and refusal to discuss the war experiences; distance from friends and family; tremors and sweating;...

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Overwhelming Issue to the Veteran Community

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the most common ailment of war veterans in the United States. PTSD occurs after an individual witnesses or experiences a traumatic events; these events typically threaten the individual’s life or personhood. A variety of people are diagnosed with PTSD, not just veterans, and specific...

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Diagnosis

Diagnosis of mental illness has always been strife with uncertainty and doubt, with the changing of criteria and standards adding to the confusion. For multifaceted conditions such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), it has been difficult to formulate a standardized equation of symptoms to diagnosis, and the current DSM-IV criteria...

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Among Veterans

Post-traumatic stress disorder among veterans has always been a topic that is completely misunderstood and underfunded. The first part of the essay is about the media's portrayal of PTSD in the post-Vietnam War era and post-world War II era with filmmakers using stock footage War veterans who were shell-shocked, their...

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MDMA and PTSD: Time for Change

Arguably, illicit drugs deserve their bad reputation because they are dangerous to those who abuse them and cause significant harm to society. But, this is not necessarily so for other drugs that at one time showed promise of being highly beneficial in treating various illnesses and psychological disorders. There is...

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PTSD: Psychology

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is gradually becoming one of the most prevalent psychological conditions affecting humans. This condition was chosen for several reasons. Firstly, the number of individuals who receive a PTSD diagnosis continues to increase. Secondly, PTSD is commonly associated with traumatic experiences, but it is important to understand...

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PTSD and its causes

Warriors within war are often fighting a war within themselves, long after they have left the combat zone. This war, as a rule, is not honoured, favoured or understood by others, which contributes to the feeling of devastation, frustration and trauma that the soldiers experience. The experience they obtained when...

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Lack of knowledge when dealing with PTSD in social work

IntroductionPost Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental condition that is associated with traumatic events and experiences. PTSD in social work involves practicing as a professional within the affected communities and mobilizing the necessary resources to create effective programs that respond to the needs of the target population (National Association...

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Diagnostics And Treatment

Thousands of combat veterans suffer from the symptoms and deleterious consequences of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is a trauma-related disorder, which develops in response to a serious traumatic event (Vujanovic, Niles, & Abrams, 2016). The nature and complexity of such traumas will vary, depending on the unique circumstances of...

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