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Experts debate changing name of PTSD (Government Executive)
May 20, 2012
Could changing the name of post-traumatic stress disorder help soldiers and others seek help and help reduce the stigma? The American Psychiatric Association is thinking about calling it post-traumatic stress injury, The Washington Post reports.
“No 19-year-old kid wants to be told he’s got a disorder,” the newspaper quotes now-retired Army Gen. Peter Chiarelli as saying.Click here to view more