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How VA-trained psychiatrists are bringing their skills to civilians with PTSD

Caroline Covington Nov 28, 2018
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PTSD treatment so far has focused mostly on veterans, but that's changing. Chris Hondros/Getty Images

How VA-trained psychiatrists are bringing their skills to civilians with PTSD

Caroline Covington Nov 28, 2018
PTSD treatment so far has focused mostly on veterans, but that's changing. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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Post-traumatic stress disorder is often associated with military veterans. But civilians live with PTSD, too. And finding treatment outside of the Veterans Administration isn’t always easy. More mental health providers are starting to treat PTSD in the civilian world, and some are using lessons they learned from treating veterans.

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