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Iraq: Five Years Later (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) #900193

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The 5th anniversary tomorrow of the start of the Iraq war noted.

(Biloxi, Mississippi: Maria Menounos) The difficulty for children of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder featured; details given about the toll of PTSD on Iraq veteran Naomi Kraima and her kids; statistics on psychological injuries in veterans cited; scenes shown of Camp C.O.P.E. for children of wounded servicemembers. [Daughter Carmen O'FARRELL††– comments on the change in her mother.] [Naomi KRAIMA – relates her emotional state after returning home; says her children suffer.] [Daughter Sabrine KRAIMA††– comments on her emotional outbursts.] [University of Oklahoma clinical psychologist Michelle SHERMAN†- says it can be confusing, frightening and sad for a child.]

Williams, Brian;
Menounos, Maria

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