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    Anon_70039 posted:
    I posted about PTSD causes recently. Added more details in a reply in hopes someone might be able to offer some answers. But, quite typical of WebMD, no answers. I've read some of the other post about PTSD, but they don't answer the questions I have. Don't know why I'm posting this, since no one will answer, but I really need answers and I'm not certain how else to get them. Doesn't matter, I guess. It's only a year to a year and a half before the VA gets back to me. Guess I just need to be patient.
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    Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
    I did just post a rather lengthy response to you, but I see that it has not shown up as having been responded to. To briefly state what I indicated in my original post, let me say that I understand that the VA has not been overly responsive to persons with PTSD.

    The media has carried many stories on how the VA has been trying to speed things up, but that certainly hasn't helped you in your case. I suggest that you contact your Senator's office locally, let them know what is not happening for you in terms of your case and ask for their help. Remember, they were elected to help the people in their communities and now it's time for them to provide some help to you. You certainly deserve it.

    I hope things do progress more speedily and that you do get help from the Senator's office.


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