Ignoring Reality

And masking the truth.  It’s just not right.  And that phrase “compensation seeking veterans” – doesn’t that feel like a direct punch to your stomach?

VA discouraged staff from diagnosing PTSD for ‘compensation seeking veterans.’

VoteVets.org and CREW released an e-mail today that reveals “a Veterans Affairs (VA) employee directing VA staff to refrain from diagnosing soldiers and veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).” The e-mail, dated May 1, 2008, complains about “compensation seeking veterans” and urges VA staff to rule out PTSD and “consider a diagnosis of ‘Adjustment […]

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