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Attitudes on Mental Health in the Armed Forces Evolving

The requirements that Armed Forces troops face require a stony edge and a toughness that keep them alive while protecting others in extreme circumstances. But the Army is also keeping up with the times, and the times are calling for attention to these battle-hardened vets who come back with mental issues that boot camp could […]

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Silent Epidemic?

The diagnosis of PTSD has gained media attention regarding veterans returning from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan such that a basic knowledge and understanding of this disorder has become mainstream. The average person on the street has at least heard of the disorder and has some idea about what the symptoms are and perhaps even […]

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