Ptsd Essay

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Associate Level Material Appendix H Outline and Thesis Statement Guide Create an outline that includes details that support your thesis. You must have at least three main points identified and at least two supporting details per main point. • Write all supporting details and subdetails in complete sentences. • Include both in-text citations in the outline and a references page following the outline. Many of your supporting details and subdetails will need in-text citations. • Outline only the body of your paper (not your introduction or conclusion). • Avoid bias and present a balanced case for your thesis—this will strengthen your writing. Your thesis statement: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a very serious condition amongst many returning soldiers that have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event or War. Outline: I. Introduction II. First main point: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a serious problem inside our military troops. A. Supporting details: One recent study shows that over a quarter of a million American soldiers that served in Afghanistan and Iraq have PTSD. The number has spiked since 2002. The number of soldiers in 2002 was 0.2% and 2008 the number is 22% of our soldiers have PTSD. (Friedman, R. A. 2012, Apr 22). 1. Subdetails 2. Subdetails B. Supporting details: Soldiers, who are deployed more than once, are more likely to suffer from PTSD. (Fuchsman, K. (2008). 1. Subdetails 2. Subdetails III. Second main point: Our military needs to address the over usage of supplying stimulants to our soldiers. A. Supporting details: Our military more than likely uses stimulants to keep our soldiers alert and awake, even if they are sleep deprived. ( Friedman, R. A. 2012, Apr 22) 1. Subdetails 2. Subdetails B. Supporting details: Since 2001 the increase has

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