After a shocking event, some people don’t completely recover. Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms that last longer than a month require treatment.
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), a form of therapy, has grown popular because it appears effective at helping veterans recover from PTSD.
Women vets exposed to combat have greater odds of PTSD and the related problem of alcohol abuse. Even one combat experience puts female veterans at risk.
Veterans are twice as likely to die from an opioid overdose than civilians, and many take benzos, a family of anti-anxiety drugs. Here's what you should know.