Alternative Treatments for Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Many groups are exploring and examining possible alternative treatment methods to help military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  These methods include mind-body therapy, acupuncture, yoga and complementary alternative treatments, and meditation.

Population of focus: veterans

Links to resource:

  • Read the article Mind–Body Therapy for Military Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review (pdf)
  • Read the abstract for The Manual Stimulation of Acupuncture Points in the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Review of Clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques
  • Read the abstract for Assessing the Effectiveness of Yoga as a Complementary and Alternative Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Review and Synthesis
  • Learn about the Canadian Sunshine Coast Health Centre’s meditation program that uses MUSE brain-sensing headbands to help individuals with trauma and PTSD.

Date: 2018