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Senator says he had PTSD when he was writing thesis

...previously published papers.The Democrat said Wednesday he was on medication and being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder from his service in Iraq when he wrote the paper. He said he also was dealing with the stress of a fellow veteran's recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-23/senator-says-he-had-ptsd-when-he-wa
Doctor called by defense says Pistorius might have disorder

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius has an anxiety disorder that might have contributed to the fatal shooting of his girlfriend...psychiatrist if someone who was suffering from such an anxiety disorder, and had access to guns, would be a danger to society. Vorster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-12/doctor-called-defens
Gene Sauers leads U.S. Senior Open by three

EDMOND, Okla. - Several years ago, a rare skin disorder left Gene Sauers unsure if he would survive. Now the Georgia...prescribed medication caused Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a disorder that burned the skin on his arms and legs from the inside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-12/gene-sauers-leads-us-senior-
Augustans attend bone marrow drive for 5-year-old boy

...hopes one of them will be a match for his 5-year-old son, Alex, who was diagnosed in June with aplastic anemia, a blood disorder in which the body does not produce enough new blood cells.An hour into the drive, nearly 100 donation kits had been collected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-12/augustans-attend-bone-marrow-
Defense in Oscar Pistorius murder trial rests its case

...break of a month during which a group of mental health experts observed Pistorius and concluded he was not suffering an anxiety disorder when he killed Steenkamp.Pistorius, who is free on bail, faces 25 years to life in prison if found guilty of premeditated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/defense-oscar-pistor
Augusta veteran fears disability benefits may be revoked

...Department of Veterans Affairs for post-traumatic stress disorder, for which he was diagnosed after 20 years of service.Now...100 percent service connection for post-traumatic stress disorder, and the agency's benefit hotline stated Thursday that his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-13/augusta-veteran-fears-disabi
Evaluation finds Pistorius didn't have mental illness

...double-amputee runner could be declared not guilty because of a mental disorder, which would result in his being committed to a mental institution...Dr. Merryll Vorster, said that Pistorius had an anxiety disorder that might have contributed to the shooting in his home in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-30/evaluation-finds-pis
Augusta veterans turn to Rep. John Barrow to get Veterans Affairs disability benefits

...the Augusta veteran's scrotum, but Grant, 69, now says the swelling has returned, along with post-traumatic stress disorder and severe back pains.In the past 20 years, Grant has petitioned four times for more disability compensation and has been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-03/augusta-veterans-turn-rep-jo
Judge accepts Amanda Neeley's insanity plea in shooting of boyfriend

...just wants Neeley to get the help she needs, he said.A mental examination found that Neeley was suffering from a mental disorder at the time of the shooting that caused her to be delusional about the circumstances, said Assistant District Attorney Hank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-03/judge-accepts-amanda-n
New PTSD report documents known lapses in veteran care

...accountable for implementing policies and plans to manage the disorder, the institute observed in its study, the second of a two-phase...specialized PTSD programs to improve the way it manages the disorder. As a result, only 53 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan war...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-20/new-ptsd-report-documents-kn