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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

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.