PTSD PTSD

As an Army chaplain in Iraq, David Peters administered last rites and grieved with survivors. When he came home, he says, he "fell apart emotionally and spiritually." Courtesy of Robert K. Chambers hide caption

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An Army Chaplain, First Tested By War, Finds His Faith Renewed

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For veterans like Tim Maynard, scuba diving provides relief from symptoms of PTSD. Maynard goes diving once a week, exploring the Florida Keys and shipwrecks off the coast of North Carolina. Courtesy of Tim Maynard hide caption

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Some Veterans Find Peace Thanks To Scuba Gear, Quiet Waters

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Lourdes Garcia-Navarro with her husband, James Hider, and their dogs Nena (left) and Ursa. Tara Todras-Whitehill/Lourdes Garcia-Navarro hide caption

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An NPR War Correspondent Reflects On A Pet Turning 100 (In Dog Years)

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There's data to support the notion that pot, or a drug based on its active ingredient, could help ease the fears of PTSD. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Could Pot Help Veterans With PTSD? Brain Scientists Say Maybe

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Anne Jones, 62, and Robin Jones, 73, at their home in Menlo Park, Calif. He took a test that revealed proteins typical of Alzheimer's disease. Ramin Rahimian for NPR hide caption

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Finding Simple Tests For Brain Disorders Turns Out To Be Complex

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Insomnia, feeling isolated, and bursts of anger are symptoms of the anxiety disorder known as PTSD. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Some patients with PTSD suffer recurring nightmares of a single event. /iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Ending Nightmares Caused By PTSD

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