PTSD can be a lifelong burden for some Vietnam veterans

One in 10 veterans of the Vietnam war who returned from that conflict are still suffering from post traumatic stress disorder 40 years on, suggesting for some it may be a life-long burden, a study has found.

The study by the National Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Survey is evidence that of the almost 480,000 thousand veterans diagnosed with PTSD, most have learned to cope but some have not and will be dealing with its aftereffects their whole lives. More.

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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