Year: 1991 Source: Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, v.29, no.2, (February 1991), p.4-8 SIEC No: 19910863

All veterans participating in this project were suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder & all had received counseling for PTSD, including group sessions for 6 months prior to the trip. 1 goal of the project was to replace 20 yr old recollections with new memories of Vietnam at peace. Some of the gains for the participants included re-humanizing former enemies, improved sleep, gainful employment, less fear, anger & grief, & a resolution of suicidal intentions. (13 refs.)