Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Causes And Effects Of War

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Being in combat is one of the toughest things one can ask of a person, yet people enlist voluntarily. War is draining on every person that is involved, whether they are on sight or a family member praying that their loved one is safe. War is draining on every person that is involved, whether they are physically there or just a worried family member, praying for the safety of their loved one. Not only is war strenuous on people while they are gone, but during post war they uncover the same struggles and feelings faced while in combat. This painful mental condition is called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Unfortunately, many Americans face this dreadful illness everyday. PTSD is an effect of almost all-veteran post combat violence, climbing number of suicide rates, tearing families apart and …show more content…
.Although, as of recently, awareness has been raised about this disease. People battle their emotions everyday to live a normal life because of the terrible events they have lived through. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder enables people that have been in high (highly stressful) stress situations to feel the same anxieties they felt even after they have retreated from the causing event. PTSD is most widely known among veterans coming home from war and has a great affect on them. Due to the violence veterans have faced, they have a difficult time controlling their aggressive, anxiety-stricken emotions. Unfortunately, PTSD has been a cause of violence in the U.S. Researchers have found a link between rising homicide rates and citizens with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Morris). A large amount of this violence happens

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