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PTSD vs. PTSI: More Than A Name

With suicide rates in the U.S. armed forces at record highs, debate is raging about whether changing the name post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI) would help reduce stigma. The Dart Center asked three leading clinicians and researchers to weigh in.

Where All Sides Align

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.

Lethal Warriors

In an excerpt from his new book,  2010 Dart Ochberg Fellow Dave Philipps uncovers the story of how members of a U.S. Army battalion exposed to some of the cruelest combat conditions in Iraq carried the nightmare of war back home.