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After decades of war, few Afghans seek help for mental health

(18 Aug 2016) FOR CLEAN VERSION SEE STORY NUMBER: 4050992 LEAD IN: Experts say the vast majority of the Afghan population suffers from some form of post-traumatic stress disorder. Decades of violence and war have taken their toll on Afghanistan and its people. However few people seek help because of the stigma associated with mental… Read More »

For years, US troops returning from combat suffering post-traumatic stress disorder went untreated u

HEADLINE: Military looks for stress before deployments CAPTION: For years, US troops returning from combat suffering post-traumatic stress disorder went untreated until they came home. Now the military is looking at ways to treat stress while G.I.’s are deployed. (Nov. 20) [Notes:ANCHOR VOICE] [[TRACK]] [[LOCATOR: TWENTYNINE PALMS, CALIF]] JUST DAYS BEFORE SHIPPING OUT TO AFGHANISTAN,… Read More »