Most Israeli firefighters battle PTSD

A new study suggests approximately 90 percent of Israeli fire-fighters have some form of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s Marc Lougassi, a fire-fighter himself and a doctoral student, discovered 24 percent of active fire-fighters in Israel suffer from full PTSD, 67 percent display partial PTSD while only nine percent showed no symptoms.