by Charles Glass
Iraq War veteran Will Robinson brought himself out of a mental health crisis by hiking more than 11,000 miles of trail from the Pacific Crest to the Appalachian, following the century-old prescription of British military doctor Arthur Brock.
SOURCE: New York Times
As part of the Clubmobile service of the Red Cross, Phyllis McLaughlin was an indirect witness to the traumas of the soldiers she served with hospitality, even before the jeep accident that ended her own service after nearly killing her.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Is examining Kurt Vonnegut's writing through the lens of suspected posttraumatic stress disorder a worthwhile line of inquiry?
SOURCE: The New Republic
by James Robins
"If the historian—the very person supposed to process the past on behalf of everyone else—struggles with trauma, then it is little surprise that societies as a whole struggle to face the violence of how they were formed and how they prevailed."
SOURCE: Department of Defense
Documentary: Veterans' hospital showing ten week treatment program for men with psychological problems stemming from combat.
SOURCE: New Historian
A paper, written by Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes and Dr Walid Abdul-Hamid, suggests that the condition existed in the ancient world.
One hundred and fifty years later, historians are discovering some of the earliest known cases of post-traumatic stress disorder
SOURCE: Special to HNN
Murray Polner: Review of Dale Maharidge’s “Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War” (Public Affairs, 2013)
Murray Polner, a regular HNN book reviewer, wrote No Victory Parades: The Return of the Vietnam Veteran and When Can We Come Home, about Vietnam War resisters.
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