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‘Shell shock’ v’s ‘post-traumatic stress disorder’

Why is it that shell shock was once a major problem for soldiers and yet is never seen today? What has this got to do with post-traumatic stress disorder – a prominent problem in modern warfare and yet unheard of 100 years ago? Professor Simon Wessely of the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, explains… Read More »

George Carlin – Euphemisms

In the age when torture has become “enhanced interrogation techniques”; when the rich are “job creators”; when murdered children are “collateral damage”; it is good to remember these brilliant words from the late, great, George Carlin. It is also good to remember that the phrase “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” has now been officially changed in American… Read More »

PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Barbara Rothbaum, PhD, an expert in the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), describes its symptoms and the various treatments currently available. PTSD commonly affects war Veterans, but may also affect those who’ve experienced other traumatic events such as accidents, natural or man-made disasters, and abuse. Rothbaum, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and… Read More »

PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Faces of World War 1

This Video is non-commercial. This Film made by me shows the Soldiers of World War 1 who lived through the Horror and got scarred for Life. During World War 1 many had Facial Reconstructions, but for sure they couldn’t take a Walk without being pointed at by other Peoples, or even be called a Monster.… Read More »