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In Depth (Iraq / Coming Home) #759521

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 2004
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Don Teague) The struggle for soldiers returning from Iraq with post-traumatic stress disorder {PTSD} featured; details given of the connection between combat and the development of symptoms and of the reluctance to seek help. [Marine Sgt. Tim WEISER††, Army Pvt. Jessica RICH††- describe their symptoms.] [Walter Reed Hospital chief of psychiatry Col. Charles HOGE†- cites the rate of soldiers with symptoms.] [DOD director of mental health policy Col. Thomas BURKE†- says there is a stigma associated with mental health care.] [Veteran readjustment counselor Lynwood BRADLEY††- notes the importance of getting help early.]

Williams, Brian;
Teague, Don

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