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Mark W Lamplugh Jr's Blog – February 2017 Archive (1)

The Veteran Firefighter and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

 

  In the course of over a decade of continuous war, America’s soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen have served in nearly every climate and conflict type imaginable, from the burning sands to the frozen peaks of mountains. By now, most Americans are aware of the concept of PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Once known as “shell shock” or “battle fatigue”, PTSD is now recognized by the American Psychiatric Association in the DSM-5 as a…

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Added by Mark W Lamplugh Jr on February 13, 2017 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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