Informative Essay On Pt Dd

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Many of the men and women who fight overseas for our freedom don’t have freedom their selves. Many veterans that have fought in war suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD for short. If you don’t know what this is, PTSD is a disorder that develops in someone who has seen or lived through a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. War is no exception to that. Although most war vets don’t suffer from this disease. Another key point, some soldiers can suffer for Months maybe years, or in severe cases, the rest of their lives. This disorder makes the person have flashbacks or “triggers” that make them go back to the events where they don’t want to be. Some cases mark rape victims with it. I read a couple articles explaining what people are trying to do to help better the victim’s lives. But most people don’t seem to think it’s curable. PTSD is a very serious and dangerous problem that affects the people who care most for them, we as a…show more content…
Nevertheless people believe that PTSD can be tamed or calmed down. But some researchers say that a whole slew of pills everyday will help. Some cases of PTSD get so bad that the victim either kills themselves or others. In a video I watched the man talking said that, “The smell of diesel fuel takes him back to the middle of Afghanistan at his base.” This, to someone who has never been to war might not mean much. But that brings up memories, good and bad. Some soldiers say that they miss war. They don’t have a reason in civilian life. That is the main component to this disorder. They don’t feel like they deserve to live over the people who died in combat. Some say that they would have rather it been them who
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