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Emotional Toll of War Weighs on Iraqi Children

Iraqi psychologists visit schools in an effort to assess the mental-health effects of the war on the nation's children. Experts say many children are suffering flashbacks, nightmares and other symptoms consistent with post-traumatic stress disorder. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.