Veterans and ‘moral injury’
April 10, 2014
Guests: David Wood & Dr. Peter Yeomans
About two million men and women served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. While some are dealing with PTSD, others are struggling with something that doesn’t have a diagnosis, “moral injuries.” They are upset about the things they did and saw in combat that have undermined their value system. We look at the struggles of returning veterans trying to reconcile their war time experiences with their moral beliefs with longtime military journalist, DAVID WOOD, who has recently written a three-part series on this for The Huffington Post, and DR. PETER YEOMANS, a clinical psychologist at the Philadelphia VA medical center.