PTSD and the Veterans Administration: Just who’s malingering? « The Carrboro Citizen

In 1944, when an uninjured private, Charles H. Kuhl, said he “couldn’t take it any more,” Gen. George S. Patton called him a “yellow coward,” slapped him and threw him out of the hospital tent. The U.S. military has always had difficulty discriminating between members disabled by mental health issues like post-traumatic stress disorder and malingering.

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