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“Fireworks Can be a Reminder of War for Veterans with PTSD”

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This July 3, 2014 WSEE News article from Erie, PA talks about something many of us may not even think of.  Fireworks can be something that can trigger PTSD symptoms in Veterans, not just the sound of them, but the smell can be an issue also so many Veterans with PTSD

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

tend to avoid fireworks displays and will try to avoid the 4th of July in general because of these reminders of their combat experiences.

“What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?”

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This January 12, 2012 Healthy Place blog post offers an introduction to what Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is and includes a little about what is seen in children, the public, and the military.

“I am Royce White: Living and working with anxiety disorder”

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This May 9, 203 article talks about what life is like when you have an anxiety disorder and discusses Royce White’s requests for reasonable accommodations to enable him to feel “safe” with his surroundings.

“What Causes Anxiety Disorders to Develop?”

English: An anxious person

English: An anxious person (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This undated article on Healthy Place’s website talks about Anxiety disorders and some of the theories about how they develop.

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