Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Nov 12, 2012
Visit http://www.democracynow.org for the complete transcript, additional reports on this topic, and more information. Watch the independent, global news hour live weekdays 8-9am ET.
We examine concerns about the treatment given to needed many of the 2.5 million U.S. soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. "It takes as much time and energy for a young person to come back and then get into a different routine as it did to prepare and train them to go to war," says Stephen Xenakis, a psychiatrist and retired brigadier general who has advised the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on military mental health issues. He is founder and president of the Center for Translational Medicine, which assists in testing and treatment of soldiers and veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Xenakis was cited Sunday in The New York Times by columnist by Nicholas Kristof.
To watch the entire weekday independent news hour, read the transcript, download the podcast, search our vast archive, or to find more information about Democracy Now! and Amy Goodman, visit http://www.democracynow.org.