Yazidi refugees deal with PTSD

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Many Yazidi people fled to Canada as refugees as ISIS gained territory in Iraq. But many women and children suffered horrific trauma at the hands of ISIS fighters and it continues to affect their lives. Host Marco Werman talks to Dr. Annalee Coakley about treating refugees with severe PTSD, like one woman who suffers pseudoseizures nearly every week.