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Shulkin: Virus Threatens Widespread PTSD

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

By    |   Friday, 24 April 2020 03:48 PM

Post-traumatic stress disorder is most often associated with war veterans. But health professionals now fear the COVID-19 pandemic may trigger a crashing wave of PTSD in Americans coast to coast.

Dr. David Shulkin, a former secretary of Veterans Affairs under President Donald Trump, says pandemics have been long linked to significant mental health issues, including PTSD.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder is most often associated with war veterans. But health professionals now fear the COVID-19 pandemic may trigger a crashing wave of PTSD in Americans coast to coast.
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