PTSD Will Be Coming Home, Too

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President Obama said last week that troops will begin returning from Afghanistan by year’s end, but for veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), coming home may be just the first step on a long road to recovery. New research shows that PTSD, an anxiety disorder with high correlations to veteran homelessness and suicide, also can lead to actual physical changes in veterans’ bodies as they age, resulting in conditions such as dementia, cardiac problems, strok...
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