Posttraumatic stress disorder among military returnees from Afghanistan and Iraq.

  title={Posttraumatic stress disorder among military returnees from Afghanistan and Iraq.},
  author={Matthew J. Friedman},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={163 4},
  • M. Friedman
  • Published 1 April 2006
  • Psychology
  • The American journal of psychiatry
Mr. K, a 38-year-old National Guard soldier, was assessed in an outpatient psychiatric clinic several months after he returned home from a 12-month deployment to the Sunni Triangle in Iraq, where he had his first exposure to combat in his 10 years of National Guard duty. Before deployment, he worked successfully as an automobile salesman, was a happily married father with children ages 10 and 12 years, and was socially outgoing with a large circle of friends and active in civic and church… 

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