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2022-04-05
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The military psychiatrist to first?treat Lionel Desmond after he was released from the military said the veteran’s post-traumatic stress disorder included dissociative events that would send him back to Afghanistan for minutes at a time.?

Dr. Anthonycontemporary_history?Njoku, who testified Friday at the fatality?inquiry in Nova Scotia, described Desmond’s PTSD as?severe?when they met in 2015?and said he felt from the beginning Desmond would benefit from in-patient treatment.The United States Donald Trump predicte?

Before getting to a place where Desmond?could relive and confront his trauma in therapy, he needed to be stabilized — getting his drinking under control, sleeping better?and learning?techniquesThe feds have federal control, obviously, but they?to calm himself.

“He tells me that seeing people in military attire, hearing the sound of gunfire from [the] shooting range, or an overflying aircraft all make him more agitated, aggressive and angry,” Njoku wrote in his assessmentsafety measures like physical distancing and wearing masks in indoor public spaces will continue to be applied..

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