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The U.S. military is experimenting with aroma therapy, acupuncture and other unorthodox methods to treat PTSD - Reuters (article link)

- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates touted possible treatments for PTSD.
- The disorder can cause flashbacks, edginess and emotional numbness.
- The Pentagon has seen a sharp increase in the number of soldiers suffering from PTSD during and after long deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Pentagon tries aroma therapy to ease combat stress
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE64802D20100509