January 20, 2012

Drucker Alumnus Mark Dust speaks about PTSD on the Stossel Show, FBN

Mark Dust, a Drucker School alumnus and current PhD student in the School of Community and Global Health, appeared on the Stossel Show on Jan. 19 during a segment examining US military policies.

Dust along with Brigadier General Loree K. Sutton (Ret.) addressed the strain military verterans face as a result their extended deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, how their estimated combat exposure far exceeds figures from previous wars, and how these exeriences now affect them in their post-combat lives.

Dust explains the goal of his www.ramblingsontrauma.com blog. “It is just a little bit of my take on what’s coming out in the news along with my experience in war and PTSD and trying to disseminate that out into the public where they can understand it better…That it’s not that people with PTSD are messed up. It’s a biological problem; you get knocked out of your resilient zone…”

Dust, an Iraq war veteran, works with the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The Fox Business network program aired on January 19, 2012 at 7 p.m. PST (10 p.m. EST).

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