Sgt. Robert Bales-PTSD Link at Odds With Research

When Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was arrested last week for allegedly killing 16 men, women and children in Kandahar, Afghanistan, speculation swirled that post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, had caused him to snap. The disorder, which plagues thousands of soldiers and veterans returning from combat, triggers episodes of intense anxiety, anger and disturbing behavioral changes. Bales' lawyers, led by John Henry Browne of Seattle, have reportedly considered that Bales suffered from PTSD,...Full Story
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