Wal-Mart Therapy Tried as Pentagon Copes With Traumatized Troops

Bloomberg News
Mar 08, 2012

It’s been called by different names – and some suggest changing the name again – but posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to be a psychological wound of war for many of our troops. This Bloomberg article looks at this signature wound of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and how the U.S. military is responding. Among the efforts highlighted is STRONG STAR, a PTSD research consortium funded by the Department of Defense, which is taking the leading civilian treatments for PTSD, tailoring them to meet the needs of our men and women in uniform, and evaluating their efficacy with combat-related PTSD. (Access to story requires paid subscription.)

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