(Excerpt from The Endless Journey Home by Specialist Joe Collins)
- Mood swings
- Memory problems
- Addiction/Self Medication
- Loss of personal hygiene/housekeeping
- Risk taking behavior
- Depression (thinking “what’s the point”)
- Paranoid thoughts
PTSD symptoms usually do not begin to surface until 3-6 months after the deployed soldier returns home.
For additional information, please visit PTSD Symptom and Resources.