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By On August 19th, 2005

Great PTSD Resource

As our involvement in Iraq continues, many military personnel are reporting incidents of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. The BBC has an excellent series of web-based media that offer an excellent introduction to PTSD that includes its though-provoking history as well as personal accounts. Here’s a small blurb:

“A much larger US study of veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan found up to 17% suffering PTSD, depression, or general anxiety. And while some research has been done on the British and US soldiers who served in Iraq, there is much less data on the mental health of Iraqi soldiers or civilians on the receiving end of the war.”

Click here to read “Combat Stress: As old as war itself.

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