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Conscious Flow Radio


Wednesday, May 28, 2008

At Least 40,000 Have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Pentagon figures show 40,000 U.S. troops have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder since 2003. But officials believe many more are keeping their illness secret.
That's because officials are encouraging troops to get help — even if they go to civilian therapists and don't report it to the military. The 40,000 cases are only those the military knows of.