California State University, Northridge Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health

The Hidden Effects of Combat-Related PTSD on Spouses

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (2014) reported that approximately 20% of service members who served in Iraq or Afghanistan developed combat-related PTSD. Mental health issues following combat tours are not exclusive to service members. de Burgh et al. (2011) stated that spouses of service...