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  • PTSD in Veterans
    By: Jennifer S.
    May 4th 2010
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  • numbing
    avoidance
    reliving the event
    feeling keyed up
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  • Affects on Health
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  • The Future is Bright
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  • Army Col. Michael J. Roy
    Army Sgt. Lenearo Ashford
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  • Senior Airman Joseph Vargas, a pharmacy technician with the 779th Medical Support Squadron
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  • U.S. Marine Pfc. Jesse Sheets, of Newark, Del.
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  • 7-8% of the population
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  • 5.2 million…in a given year.
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  • 10% of women
    5% of men
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  • 50-90%
    of all adults and children
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  • What I got from this project
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  • Works Cited
    CBS News Health. “Experiment Aims to Predict PTSD.” CBS News. N.p., 20 Nov. 2009. Web. 4 May 2010. <http://www.cbsnews.com/‌stories/‌2009/‌11/‌20/‌health/‌main5722496.shtml>. This has given me information about the ways we can treat or prevent PTSDDohrenwend, Bruce, Dr. Personal interview. 23 Apr. 2010. All my questions were answered completely. I have found use for all this information in my project.
    Drash, Wayne. “Vietnam vet with PTSD goes to Iraq: ‘It made me worse.’” CNN . N.p., n.d. Web. 4 May 2010. <http://www.cnn.com/‌2008/‌LIVING/‌12/‌10/‌ptsd.vietnam.vet/‌index.html#cnnSTCText>. This gave me an insite from an actual veteran.
    Landau, Elizabeth. “PTSD linked to higher post-surgery death rate.” CNN. N.p., 24 Oct. 2009. Web. 4 May 2010. <http://www.cnn.com/‌2009/‌HEALTH/‌10/‌20/‌ptsd.veterans.mortality/‌index.html>. This has given me many of my statistics
    Liberzon, Isreal, Dr. E-mail interview. 21 Apr. 2010. All my questions were answered completely. I have found use for all this information in my project.
    MSNBC. “1 in 8 returning soldiers suffers from PTSD.” MSNBC. N.p., 30 June 2004. Web. 4 May 2010. <http://www.msnbc.msn.com/‌id/‌5334479/>. This has given me some facts I have used in my presentation
    The National Center for PTSD. “Frequently Asked Questions About PTSD.” United States Department of Veteran Affairs. N.p., 9 Nov. 2009. Web. 3 May 2010. <http://www.ptsd.va.gov/‌public/‌pages/‌faq-about-ptsd.asp>. This website has given me a lot of facts and statistics
    - - -. “How Common is PTSD?” United States Department of Veteran Affairs. N.p., 20 Apr. 2010. Web. 4 Jan. 2010. <http://www.ptsd.va.gov/‌public/‌pages/‌how-common-is-ptsd.asp>. This website has given me a lot of facts and statistics
    - - -. “Trauma, PTSD, and the Primary Care Provider .” United States Department of Veteran Affairs. N.p., 9 Nov. 2009. Web. 3 May 2010. <http://www.ptsd.va.gov/‌professional/‌pages/‌trauma-ptsd-provider.asp>. This website has given me a lot of facts and statistics
    - - -. “Treatment of PTSD.” United States Department of Veteran Affairs. N.p., 20 Apr. 2010. Web. 3 May 2010. <http://www.ptsd.va.gov/‌public/‌pages/‌treatment-ptsd.asp>. This website has given me a lot of facts and statistics
    - - -. “What is PTSD?” United States Department of Veteran Affairs. N.p., 4 Feb. 2010. Web. 3 May 2010. <http://www.ptsd.va.gov/‌public/‌pages/‌what-is-ptsd.asp>. This website has given me a lot of facts and statistics
    Schlenger, Bill, Dr. Personal interview. 25 Apr. 2010. All my questions were answered completely. I have found use for all this information in my project.
    “Study Tracks Stress Disorder Among Vietnam Vets.” NPR All Things Considered. Natl. Public Radio. 17 Aug. 2006. NPR. Web. 4 May 2010. <http://www.npr.org/‌templates/‌story/‌story.php?storyId=5665198>. This podcast gave me many of the statistics I am going to use.