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A veteran photo project that shows what can't always be spoken - Washington Post

A veteran photo project that shows what can't always be spoken - Washington Post | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
The Veteran Art Project seeks to capture the experience of Americans who return home but who carry their service with them long afterward.
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This art project says it all. Very good read.

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Veterans Portrait Project new passion for former combat photographer - Charleston Post Courier

Veterans Portrait Project new passion for former combat photographer - Charleston Post Courier | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
Stacy Pearsall prepared to focus her camera on veteran David Ball as she softly sang "Let It Go" over and again, a tune from the Disney movie "Frozen."
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13 (Non-Pharmaceutical) Ways to Deal With PTSD - Huffington Post

13 (Non-Pharmaceutical) Ways to Deal With PTSD - Huffington Post | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
Yes, my emotional apothecary for treating PTSD requires varying levels of self-work, self-care, and self-awareness, which starts off daunting (and painful) but eventually becomes indispensable....
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The War Photo No One Would Publish

The War Photo No One Would Publish | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
When Kenneth Jarecke photographed an Iraqi man burned alive, he thought it would change the way Americans saw the Gulf War. But the media wouldn’t run the picture.
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Very interesting read. See how sometimes the media can suppress what we see, and the reasonings.

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Brooklyn Museum: WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath

Brooklyn Museum: WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
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This article gives you a run down on what is war photography.

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Battle on the Home Front: A Journalist Documents Life After War - Huffington Post

Battle on the Home Front: A Journalist Documents Life After War - Huffington Post | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
This is the first time I've been truly alone in what feels like weeks. I feel like I've been living the life of a ghost. Groundless, rootless, floating from above, watching everyone else's life unfold before me.
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Seeing tragedy after tragedy, what would you feel? How would it impact you? Erin Treib explains the struggle of keeping emotions and memories in; not feeling anyone would understand. How could you share tragedies? Who would listen to them? 

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Legendary war photographer Dickey Chapelle back in focus

Legendary war photographer Dickey Chapelle back in focus | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
A half-century after her death, Milwaukee war correspondent Dickey Chapelle is getting renewed attention and recognition.
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Dickey Chapelle explains the atmosphere being a photojournalist in the front-lines. Get to know her history

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'WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY' Anthologizes Hard-Won Testimony To Unrest - KERA News

'WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY' Anthologizes Hard-Won Testimony To Unrest - KERA News | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
We know the most grueling moments of a nation's history - and the depths of human capacity for destruction - because we've seen frames of soldiers working,
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Overexposed: A Photographer's War Against PTSD

On November 14, 2004, photographer Ashley Gilbertson followed two marines up the stairs of a mosque in Fallujah, Iraq. Working for The New York Times, Gilbertson…
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A great video about Ashley Gilbertson, who was featured in the first article.

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A veteran photo project that shows what can't always be spoken - Washington Post

A veteran photo project that shows what can't always be spoken - Washington Post | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
The Veteran Art Project seeks to capture the experience of Americans who return home but who carry their service with them long afterward.
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This art project says it all. Very good read.

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Covering Trauma: Impact on Journalists | Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma

Covering Trauma: Impact on Journalists | Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
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Covering trauma is one of the hardest things to do, but it has to be covered. So who will do it? 

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Journalists and PTSD - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Journalists and PTSD - PTSD: National Center for PTSD | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
Journalism can be a profession bearing some risk of physical harm and long-term emotional distress. This fact sheet discusses the impact on journalists of exposure to traumatic events.
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Due to little data published/reported, it is not a known fact that their occupation is their factor in an unhealthy mental state; but covering trauma, witnessing human suffering, and seeing death all enhance the risk of an unhealthy mental state. 

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Veterans Healing Through Photography - WAMC

Veterans Healing Through Photography - WAMC | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it

Not mThe public had a last chance on Veterans Day to see a limited showing of photographs taken by combat veterans on display at the Wood Museum of Springfield

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Not my exactly my topic but still great read.

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War photographer Jason Howe's battle with PTSD - Telegraph

War photographer Jason Howe's battle with PTSD - Telegraph | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
Jason Howe's photograph of Private Stephen Bainbridge stepping on an IED in Afghanistan set in motion a traumatic chain of events for the photographer himself
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‘I wanted to report on stories that would otherwise go unreported." -Jason Howe

 

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Overexposed: A Photographer's War With PTSD

Overexposed: A Photographer's War With PTSD | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
"One of the truly great things about war ... is that all you have to do is survive."
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Your camera is your weapon, you have the power to change the way the world is seen. Seeing what's happening is hard, but living it is worse.

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Breaking the taboo: 'I reported from conflict zones and got post-traumatic stress disorder' - Telegraph

Breaking the taboo: 'I reported from conflict zones and got post-traumatic stress disorder' - Telegraph | PTSD in War Photography | Scoop.it
The beheadings of Steven Sotloff and James Foley by Islamic State extremists has prompted foreign correspondent Nadine Marroushi to open up about something foreign correspondents working in war zones rarely talk about: their mental health
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Not exactly photojournalism but still a great because of the serious issue. Journalist risk their lives to get the story and some suffer with PTSD due to that. Great read.

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