Air Force veteran Chris Eder’s two tours of duty in Iraq included some near-death experiences. When he came home, he was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), reports CBS News correspondent Chip Reid.
“(To) those who know me, I am a happy, happy guy,” Eder said. “I am happy right now. There is a good chance in three minutes from now sh** is going to hit the fan and everything changes,” Eder said.
PTSD afflicts about 20 percent of U.S. forces who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Symptoms include severe anxiety, depression and a constant sense of danger.
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