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Surviving Iraq

British, US and Iraqi veterans and civilians speak of how their experiences of war have changed their lives.



INTRODUCTION

Soldiers and civilians both face the danger of psychological trauma.

What are your views on the psychological trauma suffered in the Iraq war?

US

Tens of thousands of US soldiers suffer psychological trauma after serving in Iraq - and many never seek help.

The US military is keeping an eye out for signs of combat trauma among its veterans.

IRAQ

Decades of war, repression and sanctions have left many Iraqis with deep psychological scars.

An Iraqi doctor describes the traumas of treating those injured by war.

UK

British troops who served in Iraq may find coming home does not mean the end of combat stress.



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