PTSD: A Panel Discussion

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PTSD: A Panel Discussion

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Description

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that is triggered by experiencing or witnessing a terrifying or traumatic event. It is not a unusual for veterans returning from war to experience this condition, whether the condition is brief, prolonged, or permanent. It is estimated that 11-20% of veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are suffering from PTSD. This panel discussion approaches the complex issue of PTSD from multiple perspectives. Panelists include Kimberly Dozier, 2014-15 Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership; Wendy Moffat, professor, Dickinson College; Rebecca Porter, commander, Dunham U.S. Army Health Clinic, Carlisle Barracks; and David Wood, senior military correspondent for The Huffington Post.

Publication Date

11-11-2014

Department

English

Keywords

post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, veterans, war, United States, military service, Iraq, Afghanistan

Disciplines

Mental Disorders | Military and Veterans Studies | Psychology

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