“A powerful family drama and a reminder of the price veterans pay long after the fighting ends.”
Oliver Stone, Director, Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July

THE WOUNDS WITHIN:
A Veteran, a PTSD Therapist, and a Nation Unprepared

By Mark I. Nickerson and Joshua S. Goldstein

January 6, 2015, Skyhorse Publishing

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Print ISBN: 978-1-63220-419-6.  Ebook ISBN: 978-1-63220-420-2

“War is changing, and one of the biggest changes is in our understanding of what it does to veterans. This moving and eye-opening book will be a landmark in our country’s efforts to come to terms with a growing tragedy.”
Steven Pinker, Harvard University, author of The Better Angels of Our Nature

“Nickerson’s resilient quest to learn more about PTSD is inspirational, heartfelt and genuine. No blame games, just a positive focus on solutions. The Wounds Within is and will remain timeless.”
Brig. Gen. (ret.) Colleen McGuire, director, US Army Suicide Prevention Task Force, 2008–12

“Kevin and Joyce Lucey are true American heroes. … Their courage is an inspiration to us all.”
Paul Rieckhoff, Executive Director and Founder, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

“An eloquent and haunting account of veterans who return home fighting the war within.”
Francine Shapiro, PhD, originator of EMDR therapy and author of Getting Past Your Past

“The Wounds Within is so powerfully written that the pages just seem to turn themselves. Thank you for writing a book that can save lives.”
Carol Graham, wife of Major General (Retired) Mark Graham who lost one son to suicide and the other to the war in Iraq. Their family’s story is told in Yochi Dreazen’s new book “The Invisible Front”.

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