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Post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD). By: Dustin Langham 2 ND block Ms. Beasley . Vietnam War. War Began. November 1, 1955. War Ended. April 30, 1975. It ended after 19 years . Where . It occurred in Vietnam . With Who.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD)

By: Dustin Langham

2ND block Ms. Beasley


Vietnam War


War Began

November 1, 1955.


War Ended

  • April 30, 1975. It ended after 19 years.


Where

  • It occurred in Vietnam.


With Who

  • North Vietnam supported by its communist allies and South Vietnam and supported by The United States of America.


why

  • The United States Government viewed involvement in the war as a way to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam.


Post-traumatic stress disorder

Is a condition of persistent mental and emotional stress occurring as a result of injury or serve psychological shock, typically involving disturbance of sleep and constant recalling of experience, with dulled responses to others and to the outside world.


Casualties and Wounded

  • After the war was over there was 58,220 casualties and 303,635 wounded.


Mental Illness

  • During war Soldiers were coming back with Mental Illness they did not know what caused this until years of research studies show 1 out of 3 came back with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.


Symptoms and Signs

  • Explosive Anger, blackouts or difficulty remembering bad things, guilty and many many more.


Causes

  • Remembering bad things that you go through and see during war.


Medical Treatment for this disorder

  • People are prescribed medicines and counseling.


How does the sickness affect people

  • They can not deal with everyday life because of flashbacks from the war.


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