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We Can’t Avoid PTSD and Suicides

Posted on August 11th, 2010 by Dr. Blumenfield

The army is mistaken in saying that because of PTSD and suicides in the military, “that we are more dangerous to ourselves than the enemy.” PTSD and suicide in the military of are part of war just as injuries and other combat deaths. Soldiers injured by PTSD should get Purple Hearts and families of soldiers who die by suicide should receive a letter of condolence from the President of the United Sates.