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What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

People with PTSD may experience ongoing re-occurrence of the same feelings that they experienced during the traumatic event(s) – depressed or negative mood or thoughts, dissociative symptoms or a combination of these symptom patterns. The symptoms may interfere with the person’s ability to carry out their everyday life, work and relationships.

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Tips for ADF members transitioning to civilian life

The pace of civilian life can seem very different. Where military life was highly regimented, civilian life can seem chaotic and uncertain. Why is returning to civilian life a challenge for so many veterans?


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