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Military PTSD – stereotype or reality?
According to the best official estimates, about 20 percent of the 2.4 million U.S. troops who served in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars may meet the criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder. Paul Rieckhoff explains whether these numbers reflect a harmful stereotype of returning veterans or portray a realistic picture.