Click Here to Read: War psychology research expands, troops found to suffer ‘moral injuries’ As researchers and psychologists have come to a better understanding of post traumatic stress disorder a different kind of suffering among veterans has surfaced, a feeling of guilt or inner conflict called ‘moral injury.’ By Pauline Jelinek in The Christian Science Monitor on February 23, 2013.
Former Marine Capt. Timothy Kudo sits outside his apartment in Brooklyn in October 2011. Kudo walks among civilians carrying a burden of guilt most Americans don’t want to share. A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Kudo thinks of himself as a killer. “I can’t forgive myself … and the people who can forgive me are dead,” he said.