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Understanding PTSD for Veterans

PTSD is a mental illness that occurs in people who have experienced extreme traumatic events. The condition affects about 7% of Americans and is considered a natural response to trauma.

Although around 8 million adults suffer from PTSD, only a small percentage of the population is seriously affected by the condition. Frequently, American veterans witness injury, death, and other life-threatening events in both combat and non-combat situations. Unfortunately, due to the intensity of the trauma, PTSD can affect veterans throughout their lives. Learn more about PTSD with the following resource.

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