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The Psychological Trauma of War Veterans

Psychiatric-social worker Raymond M. Scurfield is the Director of the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Program at the American Lake V.A. Center in Washington State. He served in Vietnam, treating psychiatric casualties. He talks about the typical problems found in combat, the dilemma of sending G.I.'s back into battle, and he speculates on the difficulties G.I.s will face in the Gulf.

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Other segments from the episode on February 6, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 6, 1991: Interview with Raymond M. Scurfield; Commentary on Laura Lee; Obituary for Danny Thomas.

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