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Wounded Spirits, Ailing Hearts: PTSD in Native American War Veterans



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This section is for Veterans, General Public, Family, and Friends

PTSD and the Legacy of War Among American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans

For General Audience

Run time: 63 min
Production date: 2000

Wounded Spirits, Ailing HeartsContains interviews with Native Veterans and family members, providing powerful personal examples of military experience and readjustment to civilian life. Also describes experiences and perceptions about problems that occur when seeking or obtaining assistance from the VA, the Indian Health Service (IHS), community, and tribal resources.

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Title of Section Run Time Windows Media Transcript - pdf
Wounded Spirits, Ailing Hearts (63:00) Video (198 kB) Part 2

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