Ukraine: Traumatised by war and PTSD

Ukraine: Traumatised by war and PTSD

On the front line of Ukraine's battle against PTSD, with war veterans, psychologists, priests and volunteers.

​There are many reasons why Ukranian soldiers are reluctant to see psychologists. Some don't acknowledge that they have a problem, while others fear the stigma associated with mental illness or believe that a person who hasn't experienced war could never understand what they have been through.

"From my experience, near 50 percent of the soldiers who took part in ATO need psychological help. It is not only PTSD. [The percentage with] PTSD, in our opinion and that of the Ukrainian Research Institute of Social Psychiatry, is near 20 percent."

says Colonel Dr Vsevolod Stebliuk, an adviser to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence on military medicine and rehabilitation.
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Ukraine: Traumatised by war and PTSD - Al Jazeera English

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