Scott Jimenez

Nazarene Theological Seminary Doctor of Ministry recipient.

Works by this author

Language: English

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): A Study of the Spiritual Effects and Relation of Combat PTSD to Recovery

Scott Jimenez
Daily, I encounter many Veterans who have Substance Use Disorder (SUD), but behind the SUD often lies Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In my research, I have found that many of these Veterans suffer from a particular type of PTSD, combat PTSD, and some from an injury to their soul. I asked a diverse group of co-morbid SUD and PTSD sufferers to provide commentary about their experiences and about the role of spirituality in their recovery. Respondents were given a semi-structured qualitative interview and their responses were sorted.