Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Why veterans might need healing that doesn’t involve pills or therapy
Not all Iraq War veterans suffer from PTSD. Another traumatic effect of war, moral injury, is receiving more attention. David Wood is the senior military correspondent for The Huffington Post and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has covered conflict for more than 35 years throughout the Middle East, Africa, Russia and China. A self-described pacifist Quaker, Wood takes a humanistic approach to his work about war. His latest book "What Have We Done" explores this infrequently addressed burden our soldiers are bringing back from war.
How can the average American understand the difference between PTSD and moral injury?