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The Fort Hood Killer and PTSD

Posted November 11, 2009 | 13:18:32 (EST)

When news first broke of a mass shooting at Fort Hood last week, speculation ran rampant. Was it a traumatized soldier, suffering from PTSD, who had gone over the edge?

No, the alleged killer did not have combat-induced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. But he did treat men and women...

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The Stigma of PTSD

Posted October 26, 2009 | 16:30:53 (EST)

Nutcase. Psycho. Unbalanced. These are some of the words I've been tagged with since being diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In fact, our society's image of the returning warrior with PTSD has largely been framed by Hollywood. In movie after movie, Vietnam vets have been portrayed as loose cannons,...

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The War at Home

Posted October 17, 2009 | 20:11:10 (EST)

Earlier this month, in a chilling reminder of our enemy's strength and capabilities, Taliban forces launched a coordinated assault on two remote outposts in Afghanistan's remote Nuristan Province along the Pakistani frontier. Eight American soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division were killed in action, and almost forty more were...

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