Psychologists have a long standing history of serving in conflicts around the world. For decades therapists have been helping servicemen overcome mental trauma including acute war stress and post traumatic stress disorder also known as PTSD.
In the US, clinical studies suggest psychiatric casualties outnumber the combined total of American military personnel both wounded and killed in action, according to figures dating back to the first world war.
To learn more about the role psychologists play in the lives of military personnel we have a story of one remarkable female therapist working on the frontline in eastern Ukraine.
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