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After Tour, Female Vets Face Unique Challenges

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Women returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan have to readjust to civilian life, just as men do. But the issues they face are different.

As Dr. Deborah Yaeger, director of Women's Psychiatry at the VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, tells NPR's Debbie Elliott, not an insignificant number of female veterans suffer from both combat and sexual trauma that they experienced in the war zone.



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