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Military Veterans and their Caregivers

Military Veterans and their Caregivers

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON
Contributor

When a veteran returns from service with a physical injury, we can see the sacrifice they made for the country.

But what about the invisible struggles and challenges of service? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and substance use is not uncommon for veterans. How do these less obvious struggles present additional challenges for veterans and their caregivers? This week’s guest, Rajeev Ramchand, an Epidemiologist at the RAND Corporation and the author of Hidden Heroes: America’s Military Caregivers, and I discuss these important issues.

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