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Veterans of long-past wars find hope in PTSD diagnosis

War Veterans PTSD

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David Tejada, 90, is a World War II veteran.

The Department of Veterans Affairs says more than a quarter of a million vets returning from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have been treated for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD.

But younger vets aren't the only ones dealing with it.

As part of the California Report's series "Life After War", reporter Scott Shafer explains how some California vets from conflicts going back as far as World War II also struggle with symptoms of PTSD.
 


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