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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

A recent RAND Report finds that one in five Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffer from PTSD or major depression. This week on Florida Matters, we take a look at how these injuries are treated at the bay area's two VA hospitals - and we'll meet a local Iraqi War veteran who knows the experience first-hand.

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Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Radio Guests

Jayne Blacklin - Operation Enduring/Iraqi Freedom program manager at Bay Pines VA Medical Center
Dr. Carri-Ann M. Gibson M.D., DAAPM - expert on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Director of the PTSD Program at James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital
Thomas Green - handles GWoT Outreach at the St. Petersburg Vet Center

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