Afghan PTSD patients face cultural stigma | News | Al Jazeera

Afghan PTSD patients face cultural stigma

Many troops suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder are facing another battle front from society.

    Post-traumatic stress disorder - or PTSD - is a major health issue for soldiers who have been through combat.

    In Afghanistan, a country that has seen conflict for most of the past 40 years, not only do many troops suffer from the syndrome, but they also face a cultural stigma attached to the condition.

    Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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