DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.10.001
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Debra Lynn Bastien

Abstract: The US National Center for PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) (2013) discusses PTSD as the reaction to a life threatening event or trauma, resulting in reactions such as insomnia and/or recollection of upsetting memories may not go away or get worse. This paper will examine combat/war-induced PTSD in veterans, society's socialization to PTSD by the media, and describe the implications of this disorder on the Canadian veterans' quality of life.Significant themes associated with the military culture such as…

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