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Do you think the Taliban get post-traumatic stress disorder?

http://www.newsweek.com/2010/12/06/do-the-taliban-get-ptsd.html

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tasches

Asked by tasches at 2:29 PM on Dec. 7, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • PRE traumatic stress disorder. The US has just been so mean to them.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 3:12 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • Perhaps. I can't imagine caring any less.

    Friday

    Answer by Friday at 5:23 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • Sure... everyone involved in wars etc. would be subject to psychological problems, regardless of what side they are on.

    bjojola

    Answer by bjojola at 2:30 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • Would they let us know if they did? But, I agree with bjojola on it should apply to anyone.
    JZ10FPM

    Answer by JZ10FPM at 2:31 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • I hope so
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 2:40 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • yes...they had it BEFORE the wars,,,thats what makes them so damn crazy

    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 3:05 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • Yea, and they'll probably ask for reparations one day. Mark my words.

    SavageGrl

    Answer by SavageGrl at 3:26 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • Why not?

    It doesn't have anything to do with political or social ideology.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 4:08 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • They dont live long enough! A suicide bomber is not a life-long career choice! :)~ lol
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 4:53 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • I would think that any human beings who have persuaded themselves that it is good to pick up any weapon and shoot someone or bomb someone would suffer from PTSD because it is really not human nature to want to kill.....people are only brainwashed into thinking it is okay to kill other human beings and that takes a toll on the subconscious mind. They don't even understand it. They justsuffer and don't know why.
    kerp1960

    Answer by kerp1960 at 10:43 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

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