Understanding PTSD for Veterans

Post-traumatic stress disorder, more commonly known as PTSD, affects approximately 7% of the US population. Veterans are at higher risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder, especially those who have been sent to active war zones. Research shows that around 30% of war veterans in Afghanistan and Iraq have developed PTSD.

Living with PTSD can be extremely difficult, especially if it goes undiagnosed. Symptoms range greatly from mild to severe and can sometimes be life-changing. Understanding the symptoms of of this mental health condition, other health issues associated with the disorder, and treatment options can help veterans and their loved ones lead healthier, happier lives. Learn more about PTSD with the following infographic.

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