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How Eye Movement Could Be Key in Treating PTSD

Friday, November 11, 2016  
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By Melissa Hollander

Posted on Daily Herald (

When President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 proclaimed Nov. 11 as the first observance of Armistice Day (now Veterans Day), some soldiers home from World War I were said to suffer from "shell shock." Following World War II, returning soldiers had "battle fatigue." It wasn't until 1980 that the American Psychiatric Association added post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to its manual of mental disorders.



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