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How P.T.S.D. May Have Affected Aaron Alexis

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Family members say Aaron Alexis suffered from P.T.S.D.  from his time as a responder during 9-11.

Mental health experts say post traumatic stress disorder can develop after a person faces a traumatic event.

Licensed clinical social worker, Nancy Thorson, says talking through your experience is one step to recovery and getting help is crucial.

Thorson says pay attention to loved ones if they've experienced a traumatic event and encourage them to get help if they aren't doing well or are isolating themselves.

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