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2-4-2015

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Queen, Jennifer; PTSD; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; Therapy Dogs

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Arts and Humanities | History | Radio

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Approximately 300,000 Post-9/11 veterans are identified as having post-traumatic stress disorder in this country but it’s estimated that only 1 in 3 asks for help. For those who do, different kinds of therapy can help to manage the after effects of trauma. Many veterans find comfort from pets.

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More information about this story can be found at http://wyso.org/post/dogs-help-veterans-cope-ptsd.

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Air Force veteran Jennifer Queen with her dogs P-Nut, Carmen and Annie

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Therapy Dog

Dogs Help Veterans Cope With PTSD


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