Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, can occur in anyone who experiences or witnesses a life-threatening or violent event. These events include but are not limited to military combat, acts of terrorism, natural disasters, automobile accidents, and personal attacks such as rape or other physical assault. Because personal attacks, such as rape and sexual abuse, happen to females more often, women are twice as likely as men to develop PTSD in their lifetime.
Common Disabilities Faced By Iraq And Afghanistan War Veterans
THE VA REPORTS THAT VETERANS OF THE AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ WARS COULD HAVE DEVELOPED LONG-TERM HEALTH PROBLEMS DUE TO EXPOSURE TO THE FOLLOWING WHILE DEPLOYED..............