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Attorney: Ga. Soldier Charged In Killings Has PTSD

An Army sergeant charged with shooting a teenage girl in the head while another soldier killed her boyfriend outside Fort Stewart two years ago suffers from brain injuries and post-traumatic stress after serving in combat in Afghanistan, the sergeant’s defense attorney said Friday.

12/06/2013

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Atlanta Up Close Talks Washington Navy Yard Shooting and African-American Mental Health Care

In light of the traumatic shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Cynthia Mallard will be discussing issues that may have contributed to Aaron Alexis’ open fire on civilians. Aaron Alexis was a 34-year-old military contractor […]

WAOK-AM–09/18/2013

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Breast Cancer Diagnoses Could Cause PTSD In Patients, Researchers Find

A new study has found that a significant portion of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder after finding out the devastating news.

03/03/2013