While the debate is focused on the power of naming a disorder, it really represents a far more important set of nuanced issues and assumptions about the nature of psychological responses after surviving catastrophe, brutal deaths, war, sexual assault and other horrific life events. It also represents differing views on how best to achieve needed cultural changes.
Resources for PTSD & Mental Health
We know more about suicide than ever before, says epidemiologist Madelyn Gould. New recommendations tell journalists how to use that knowledge, and a classroom guide tells journalism educators how to teach it.
Understanding of the traumatic effects of war has progressed significantly. In this selection from Dart's Videos on Veterans series, leading researchers and clinicians shed light on what needs further investigation.