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How common is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? | Jackson & MacNichol

Jackson & MacNichol Attorneys at Law 800-524-3339 http://www.VeteransBenefits.com Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is much more widely spread than many acknowledge. Research indicates that various persons that served in combat situations have a 20% chance of developing serious PTSD. Depending on the study and population looked at, the numbers vary from 10 to 30%, but typically about… Read More »

What is post traumatic stress disorder?

Jackson & MacNichol Attorneys at Law 800-524-3339 http://www.VeteransBenefits.com Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a new term for an old problem. The term was coined around 1980 with veterans returning from Vietnam and is evidence of the emotional impact of incidents of combat in human beings. It is very common with our veterans returning from Iraq… Read More »