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The Lingering Psychological Scars of Teen Sexual Assault
High-school trauma can last a lifetime.
Oprah: Reese Witherspoon Struggled With PTSD After Weinstein Story
“I remember Reese saying, ‘Oh god, this is just so upsetting.”
The Challenge of Healing Animals Who Suffer From PTSD
For humans who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder, talk therapy can be a key part of recovery. For other species, that’s not an option.
Gun Violence Takes a Brutal Psychological Toll on Kids
Even kids who aren’t directly affected can be haunted by posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms for years.
Lady Gaga Opens Up About Struggling With PTSD Since Being Raped As a Teenager
“I suffer from PTSD. I’ve never told anyone that before.”
MDMA Is Now One Step Away From Being a Prescription for PTSD
No longer a club drug?
Study Shows Why Teenage Girls Are More Likely to Develop PTSD
Teenage boys and girls could benefit from different approaches in treatment.
The Mother of a Veteran Who Suffered From PTSD Has Harsh Words for Trump
After the GOP nominee implied “strong” people don’t get PTSD.
Trump Implied That ‘Strong’ People Don’t Get PTSD. He’s Wrong.
It sounded like it was an innocent mistake, but it’s still a harmful myth.
Three Things You Should Know About Trigger Warnings
Let’s bring some science into this conversation.
What Happens Next for the Orlando Shooting Survivors?
The many forces that shape a person’s response to trauma.
Is There Any Evidence Trigger Warnings Are Actually a Big Deal?
In a new survey, the vast majority of professors who responded have never had to deal with trigger warnings at all.
Can Expressive Writing Help Veterans Readjust to Civilian Life?
A new study offers mixed results on “expressive” writing but adds to the evidence that personal writing, overall, has some therapeutic benefits.
A Youth-PTSD Catastrophe Is Brewing in Gaza
It will affect both Gaza and its neighbors, Israel and Egypt.
July 4th Fireworks Are Really Tough for Some Veterans With PTSD
Traumatic combat experiences and explosive noises do not mix.
Veterans Who Killed in Combat Struggled Less With Alcohol After
Sometimes people bounce back from trauma.
3 Things Research Tells Us About Bowe Bergdahl
This will not be an easy return for him.
Working As a Teenage Model Gave Me PTSD
“No one ever connects being a too-young fashion model with trauma, and even if they do, the sympathy is slight.”
Study: Childbirth Also Traumatic for Men
“I didn’t know what the placenta was.”