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How PTSD Became a Problem Far Beyond the Battlefield


The first time I experienced what I now understand to be post-traumatic stress disorder, I was in a subway station in New York City, where I live.

It was almost a year before the attacks of 9/11, and I’d just come back from two months in Afghanistan with Ahmad Shah Massoud, the leader of the Northern Alliance. I was on assignment to write a profile of Massoud, who fought a desperate resistance against the Taliban until they assassinated him two days before 9/11. More.

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