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Last updated 6:58PM ET
August 17, 2018
WFCR Local Features
WFCR Local Features
The War at Home: PTSD Strikes Marriage
(wfcr) - Earlier this year, we introduced you to Peter and Anna Mohan, a young western Massachusetts couple. Peter has suffered from post tramatic stress disorder, or P-T-S-D, ever since returning from his military tour in Iraq. When we talked with Peter and Anna in April, they believed he was on the mend, but their marriage did not survive the strain. They're getting a divorce. The Mohans agreed to speak again with WFCR's Karen Brown, as a way to let others know about the effects of war on the homefront.

To hear the original Mohan Story

For more information on PTSD among combat veterans:

General clinical information from the National Institute for Mental Health

General information for Mental Health America (formerly National Mental Health Association)

Investigative reports by NPR into treatment of and attitudes towards PTSD by the military

National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (part of the U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs)

Iraq and Afganistan Veterans Association/Mental Health Page

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