TED Talks

Sebastian Junger On PTSD - Full TED Talk

Clip: Episode 2 | 13m 29s

Sebastian Junger has seen war up close, and he knows the impact that battlefield trauma has on soldiers. But he suggests there's another major cause of pain for veterans when they come home: the experience of leaving the tribal closeness of the military and returning to an alienating and bitterly divided modern society.

Aired: 05/23/16

Expires: 03/30/21

Rating: NR

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