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Wartime PTSD: What Works and How to Care for a Loved One

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD and Sandro Galea, M.D.
Posted: 06/11/2013 11:07 am

June is PTSD Awareness Month, so declares the Veterans Administration. Hundreds of thousands of war returnees from Iraq and Afghanistan have or will develop post-traumatic stress disorder. It is a condition that induces suffering in veterans -- and their families, who can be repeatedly separated from their loved one, live with more limited resources as a member is gone and emotionally contend with anxiety about the possible injury or death of their soldier.

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