Post-Traumatic Stress and Brain Injuries

Panelists spoke about physical and mental health issues facing military personnel. Lory Manning spoke about the history of women in… read more

Panelists spoke about physical and mental health issues facing military personnel. Lory Manning spoke about the history of women in the military and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), noting that since the start of the conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq about 200,000 women have been deployed into combat. She also talked about the difficulties faced by women trying to prove PTSD. Other panelists talked about the care of military soldiers and changes in standards of care, particularly for brain injuries and PTSD. They answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Bardorf, Rene Adviser U.S. Marine Corps->Injured Support
  • Davis, Lynda Deputy Undersecretary (Former) Department of Defense->Military Community and Family Policy
  • Manning, Lory Director Women's Research and Education Inst.->Women in the Military Project
  • Reich, Walter Professor George Washington University->International Affairs
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 10, 2010

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