Meditation helping war veterans
Tim Barlass,The Syndney Morning Herald: Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder can be treated with transcendental meditation, says a leading US expert on the practice.
Fred Travis of the Maharishi University of Management in Iowa has won a $2.4 million grant from the US Department of Defence for research on the use of meditation to help veterans from the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts cope with stress.
Dr Travis, who is speaking in Sydney this week, believes its application with Australian Defence Force staff should also be investigated.
Three US studies have shown that transcendental meditation can have remarkable results…