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About PTSD Awareness

The National Center for PTSD promotes awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Starting in 2010, Congress named June 27th PTSD Awareness Day (S. Res. 455). In 2014, the Senate designated the full month of June for National PTSD Awareness (S. Res. 481). Efforts are underway to continue this designation for the third consecutive year in 2016.

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 June 27 is PTSD  Awareness Day.

Get the Facts: 6 Common Myths About PTSD

Posted on June 27, 2016 by Katie Lange

By Katie Lange
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

The term “post-traumatic stress disorder” has been around for more than 35 years, but there are still a lot of misunderstandings about it. PTSD among military personnel can develop after physical injuries, such as blasts during combat, so it’s important that we understand the signs and symptoms of the condition so we can help those affected.

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http://www.dodlive.mil/index.php/2016/06/get-the-facts-6-common-myt...

By Katie Lange
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

The term “post-traumatic stress disorder” has been around for more than 35 years, but there are still a lot of misunderstandings about it. PTSD among military personnel can develop after physical injuries, such as blasts during combat, so it’s important that we understand the signs and symptoms of the condition so we can help those affected.

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