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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder caused by experiencing or witnessing a really traumatic, tragic, or terrifying event. Those who suffer from PTSD can have persistent and frightening thoughts and memories of what they have been through and can end up feeling emotionally numb, especially with people they are close to. Seeing things that remind the individual of the incident may cause them to be very distressed, which leads them to avoid certain places or situations that brings the memories back, anniversaries of the event can also bring back memories and are often very difficult (psychcentral). Statistics from the Department of Veterans Affairs show that 9 out of 11 Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan get diagnosed with PTSD. That is almost 30 percent out of the 834,463 Veterans that are treated at V.A.
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