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Troops Cope With Limited Mental Health Services After Combat

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Aired 4/19/09

Tom Fudge: Psychological problems often haunt the veterans of the war in Iraq. But NPR reporter Daniel Zwerdling has found that soldiers seeking treatment face prejudice and a wall of bureaucracy. His report documents many cases of troubled veterans who can’t get help or are shunned by their comrades. We ask him what that says about military culture and the military’s attitude toward mental health.

Guest
  • Daniel Zwerdling , national desk correspondent for National Public Radio.

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