Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Rand Paul takes on disability claims | MSNBC

Rand Paul takes on disability claims | MSNBC
"the Inspector General of Social Security Administration did a thorough investigation of fraud in the disability-insurance program. The result was striking: less than 0.3% of disability payments were improper. (Or put another way, about 99.8% of the payments were legit.) When the Government Accountability Office went looking for disability fraud, it came up with similar findings.
These details were apparently left out of Paul's remarks."

Monday, January 12, 2015

Chronic Traumatic Stress Disorder

When a person's life and dreams are shattered due to chronic illness it almost always sets up a Chronic Traumatic Stress Disorder (CTSD).

A person with CTSD does not have to look like the woman pictured with this article. They might look perfectly calm, cool, and collected. 
They might indeed have no detectable emotional issues associated with their CTSD, yet the stress placed upon their body by the illness...