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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

Post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD)

By: Dustin Langham

2ND block Ms. Beasley

Post traumatic stress disorder ptsd

Vietnam War

War began

War Began

November 1, 1955.

War ended

War Ended

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



  • It occurred in Vietnam.

With who

With Who

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

Post traumatic stress disorder ptsd


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

Post traumatic stress disorder

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

Casualties and Wounded

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

Mental illness

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

Symptoms and Signs

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



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

Medical treatment for this disorder

Medical Treatment for this disorder

  • People are prescribed medicines and counseling.

How does the sickness affect people

How does the sickness affect people

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

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