Post Traumatic stress disorder

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Post traumatic stress disorder

Combat Stress is here to support you

In the UK, there are various charities and service organisations dedicated to aiding veterans in readjusting to civilian life. The Royal British Legion and the more recently established Help for Heroes are two of Britain’s more high-profile veterans’ organisations which have actively advocated for veterans over the years. There has been some controversy that the NHS has not done enough in tackling mental health issues and is instead “dumping” veterans on charities such as Combat Stress.

Visit the website: www.combatstress.org.uk/veterans

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See Shell Shock – The Trauma of Battle

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BBC documentary about PTSD

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)[note 1] is a mental illness that can develop after a person is exposed to one or more traumatic events, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic collisions, terrorism or other…

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