The PDB Show: Ep 122 Mental Health Monday; Positive Thinking and the “Placebo Effect”.

The ‘Placebo Effect’ is a well-documented phenomenon in medicine, in which those who think that they are being given a new and effective treatment are more likely to recover than those who know that their treatment is nothing new. This phenomenon proves the mind is stronger than we realize; by maintaining a positive mindset, positive…

The PDB Show: EP 117 Mental Health Monday; Veteran Mental Health Rates.

According to the RAND Center for Military Health Policy Research 20 percent of the vets who served in either Iraq or Afghanistan suffer from either major depression or post-traumatic stress disorder. 19.5 percent of vets in these two categories have experienced a traumatic brain injury. These three service-related disorders alone have an enormous impact on…