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By Paul Ross U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs and Editor, Navy Medicine Magazine When my kid brother left for Iraq he was just that — a kid. He returned home shattered inside. The “dark pit,” as …
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 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health problem that can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event like war, assault, or disaster.  This month is PTSD Awareness Month, and the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs are raising …
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Bobby and his wife noticed that they were fighting more often after he developed PTSD. Both of them came to understand that living with PTSD would require new methods of coping and reaching out for help, because they couldn’t do …
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Sgt. Johnny Magnum shares his story about struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, and his unique method for coping and overcoming it in the hope that it inspires and helps others to seek assistance. By Sgt. Justin Kuhl, AFN Europe ———- …
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By Real Warrior U.S. Navy Cmdr. (Chaplain) Steve Dundas As we observe Mental Health Awareness Month and commemorate Memorial Day, I find myself thinking about the service members who have recently returned from Iraq and those who are coming back …
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