War And Living With Ptsd

War And Living With Ptsd

by Robert Carson Krause

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ISBN-13: 9781438949475
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 05/26/2009
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.37(d)

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atrain666666 More than 1 year ago
Robert Carson Krause presents an insightful portrayal of a family struggling with the ongoing aftermath of Vietnam. Well Done! Krause also writes about his struggle with PTSD and his and his belief that war is a senseless excercise in futility. According to Thomas Jefferson this book is about the need to select leades who believe war is the last solution and to quote him,"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free... it expects whatnever was and never will be." According to the United states department of Veteran Affairs, more than 5.2 million Americans suffer from Post Tramatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD,every year. This Disorder is a severe mental desease that can cause witnesses and victims of war, violent crimes and other traumatic events to believe that they are constantly in danger or send thm into a deep state of anxiety and depression. Robert Carson Krause is a veteran of the Vietnam War and the Cambodian incursion. After this time in the military, Krause began to exhibit many of the signs and symptoms of PTSD and eventually became siucidal-he was admitted to the impatient PTSD Program at the Veteran's Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Krause's first book, titled "War and Living with PTSD," is a semi-autobiographical look at the desease and the effects that it had on his life and the lives of thousands of ther American Soidiers, Marines and veterans. Partially based on a journal that Krause thrpoughout his time in the service and during his treatment. "War and Living with PTSD," will help those soldiers who are returning home from contempary conflicts know and understand the signs and symptoms of the debilitating illness. Krause graduated from the University of Denver with his Masters in Social work, MSW; Clinical Social Worker and has worked in the Field for 30 Years. He also has an under graduate degree in Political Science and was a delagate to the State Convention in 2008 and 1972. Through all of this, his wife has added grounding for Robert and they been married for 40 years, as he feels he would not be here with out her. He also has a son and a daughter, with three grand children and a fourth one on the way. These children, grand children and family has brought a happiness never realized. Robert also is 100% total and permenant PTSD and actively in volved at the Veterans Hospital in Denver, a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and participates in many Veteran's Organizations.