Researchers at the University of Minnesota want to make sure brave soldiers remain effective parents. Credit: Getty Images
Soldiers returning home from war often face another hostile force ... their own children.Deployment can take...Researchers hope to help soldiers and their children cope with the stress of deployment.
Amazing Kid Brianna Cart sends care packages to soldiers serving overseas. Credit: Maryanne VanBurgerAmazing Kid: Brianna Cart Age: 16 Grade: 11th Home Town: Owego, N.Y. School: Homeschooled Favorite Ice Cream: Rainbow...Brianna Cart sends care packages to soldiers serving overseas.
Studies show children get PTSD from their parents Credit: Jessica Hill, APMemories of war haunt not only returning soldiers, but also the children they thought they left safely at home. Bumper stickers say insanity is hereditary; you get it...Bumper stickers say insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children. Post-traumatic stress disorder works in reverse. Particularly in military families, children get it from their parents.
Stress is an unavoidable part of life for military kids, especially while a parent is deployed in a war zone. A study published this month in the journal "Pediatrics" is the first to comprehensively explore the emotional and academic impact of...