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There is hope -- and help -- for those suffering from PTSD

By Leslie A. Morland

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 27, 2013

~~<p>Lani was sexually assaulted while walking in her neighborhood at night. Since then, she has had vivid nightmares, felt tremendous shame, and replayed every detail of the assault in her mind over and over, imagining what she could have done differently to prevent it from happening.</p>
<p>Jim was medically discharged from the Army after returning from his fourth tour in Afghanistan. Since his return to civilian life, he feels constantly irritable. He frequently has angry outbursts when driving or in crowded places. This has strained his relationship with his wife and children.</p>
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Lani was sexually assaulted while walking in her neighborhood at night. Since then, she has had vivid nightmares, felt tremendous shame, and replayed every detail of the assault in her mind over and over, imagining what she could have done differently to prevent it from happening.

Jim was medically discharged from the Army after returning from his fourth tour in Afghanistan. Since his return to civilian life, he feels constantly irritable. He frequently has angry outbursts when driving or in crowded places. This has strained his relationship with his wife and children. Login for more...



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