When our veterans return home from combat, many people in Charleston expect that they will be taken care of. After putting their lives on the line, it is important that the Veterans' Administration provide for veterans who have been medically diagnosed with a disability. For some veterans, however, there has been some debate as to whether they are truly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after an Army Medical Center has supposedly been reversing its diagnoses of PTSD.
The Madigan Army Medical Center is the site of the controversy and CBS News reports that almost 300 army personnel have had their diagnoses of PTSD reversed in the past five years. It seems the attention on Madigan started when 14 of the soldiers whose diagnoses were reversed brought the widespread practice to light. Of those 14, six were re-diagnosed with PTSD.
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