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PTSD in Combat Veterans

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Jen Mausolf

on 12 February 2013

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by Jen Mausolf After War: Soldiers Combating PTSD What causes it? Witnessing: Ways YOU can Help Age-old illness - Officially recognized in 1980 Effects on Family Self-treatment Professional Treatment Basically, what I'm trying to say is . . . Works cited So what is PTSD? Symptoms Diagnosis Living with PTSD Effects of the
War on Terror Service Hours Young Marines Help for Soldiers Operation Care Package - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Anxiety disorder - Relive the horrors of one's past - accidents - violence - death - disaster - injury - nightmares - flashbacks - goosebumps - chills - mood swings - emotional instability - paranoia - jumpiness - loss of interest - insomnia - avoidance - symptoms of PTSD were noted throughout history - ancient Greece - Bible - Napoleonic Wars - US Civil War - WWI - WWII - Vietnam War Not so understanding . . . " I guess I just can't take it." Must display - intrusive recollections - avoidance/emotional numbness - hyper-arousal - Many are not diagnosed - drug abuse - suicide - excessive drinking " for every soldier killed in combat,
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Del Guzzo, Christina, Megan Ericson, Daniel Graciaa, Casey McNeill, and Mark Quarisima. "Forever at War." Neuroanthropology. N.p., 26 Jan. 2009. Web. 14 Dec. 2012. - Individual Therapy - Partner Therapy - Group Therapy - Drug Therapy - Divorce - Unemployment - Loneliness - Depression - Frustration - marriages PTSD can lead to issues with: - relationships - parenting - closeness - intimacy - 15 Hours - 5 hours with the Young Marines - 10 hours with Operation Care Package - Color Guard - Websites - Hotlines - VA Hospitals - Medical Clinics - Raise Awareness - Community Service - Be Understanding - Constitution Day - VFW Memorial Dedication - organize supplies - address letters - pack care boxes - Therapy Dogs
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