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War zone killing leaves troops with ‘moral injury,’ may rival PTSD cases
Posted By kurtnimmoadmin On February 22, 2013 @ 4:21 pm In World at War | Comments Disabled
February 22, 2013
A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, former Marine Capt. Timothy Kudo thinks of himself as a killer — and he carries the guilt every day.
“I can’t forgive myself,” he says. “And the people who can forgive me are dead.”
With American troops at war for more than a decade, there’s been an unprecedented number of studies into war zone psychology and an evolving understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder. Clinicians suspect some troops are suffering from what they call “moral injuries” — wounds from having done something, or failed to stop something, that violates their moral code.
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