This article focuses solely on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in those soldiers who experienced combat during Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Alarmingly, these veterans are aging without the proper care for PTSD. This article highlights the effects that PTSD has on aging veterans while offering solutions to promulgate a proper care facility for PTSD patients. There is also a focus on veterans who are unable to receive special care and ultimately commit a crime because of their PTSD. As a result, the concluding portion of this article focuses on those veterans who could possibly use PTSD as a viable legal defense.
Kabatchnick, Craig M.
"PTSD and its Effects on Elderly, Minority, and Female Veterans of All Wars,"
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2, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol10/iss2/5