Lara Logan Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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CBS News' Lara Logan has been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after the horrific sexual assault she survived at the hands of a mob in Cairo, Egypt.

The journalist revealed she has PTSD and that memories of the incident continue to haunt her nearly a year following the attack on February 11 of a year ago.

"People don't really know that much about [post-traumatic stress disorder]," she told the New York Daily News. "There's something called latent PTSD."

"It manifests itself in different ways. I want to be free of it, but I'm not."

The 40-year-old journalist said the nightmares come at unexpected times, for instance, when she's tucking her infant daughter in for bed at night.

"It simply doesn't go away," Lara Logan noted. "It's not something I keep track of. It's not predictable like that. But it happens more than I'd like."

The battle-hardened war reporter was covering the celebrations in Tahrir Square the night the government of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak fell.

That's when she was swarmed by group of men who tore her clothes off and, as she told 60 Minutes, for 25 minutes, "raped me with their hands."

Logan felt she would die a "torturous death" and was only saved by some courageous women who surrounded her until soldiers pulled her to safety.

Here's hoping she can put it all behind her one day.

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what about all the soldiers that suffer from this disease?? they get no coverage??

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