(noun) Causes and consequences of population characteristics, in blog form
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
PTSD as moral exile
David Brooks summarizes this view today. With self-reported exposure to combat near an all-time high among the current cohort of war veterans, understanding how PTSD works is vital. The shocking thing is that the WWII cohort reported similarly high rates of exposure, but it was only after Vietnam that medicine started taking a modern approach toward PTSD.