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Handling PTSD during the Holidays

Resources for handling the holidays with PTSD.

Posted on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:52 pm Posted in VA Careers by Darren Sherrard

According to psychologist Michael Terman, as many as 60 million Americans suffer winter doldrums. Consequently, they often don’t find much to celebrate during the holiday season. Add PTSD to the mix – 11-20% of Veterans who served in Operations Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Enduring Freedom (OEF) have PTSD in a given year – and the “season to be jolly” can be downright challenging.

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