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Dealing with Post Traumatic Stress After War

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Dealing with Post Traumatic Stress After War

Dealing with Post Traumatic Stress After War

Dealing with Post Traumatic Stress After War

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Many active duty soldiers and veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan return home with nightmares, flashbacks, and emotional hypersensitivity. Some of them are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Farai Chideya talks with June Moss, who served in Iraq in 2003 and was released from the Army two years later on early medical retirement due to her PTSD.

We also hear from Dr. Robert Jenkins, an attending psychologist at the Men's Trauma Recovery Program at the National Center for PTSD in Menlo Park's Department of Veteran Affairs Division.

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