By South Wales Evening Post   POST-TRAUMATIC Stress Disorder (PTSD) is usually associated with members of the Armed Forces who have been through combat, but a Swansea woman has spoken out about how it can also affect new mothers. Lora Evans found herself among the 9 per cent of women who are affected by the.. read more →

16 Aug 2016
August 16, 2016

Healing From Trauma: What Does It Take?

To the Editor: Re “Tales of the Super Survivors” (column, Nov. 24): I am aghast at the reductionistic simplicity of David Brooks’s column. How callous and incorrect the assumption that healing from trauma is simply a matter of “storytelling.” Post-traumatic stress disorder is a significant disruption in the neural processing of information, as evidenced in.. read more →

02 Aug 2016
August 2, 2016

Dealing with PTSD has made me even stronger

Foxy The problem with mental illness is that a lot of people don’t see it in the same way as they do a physical illness. People can see a broken leg; people can’t necessarily pinpoint the signs of a mental illness. I know this all too well because I was one of those people: I.. read more →

BY JEFF NELSON Sinead O’Connor took to Facebook Sunday, writing an alarming post in which she bashed her family and threatened suicide. “I have taken an overdose,” O’Connor wrote before PEOPLE confirmed the singer was located safely in Dublin. “There is no other way to get respect. I am not at home, I’m at a.. read more →

By LINDSEY BAHR, AP FILM WRITER   William Shakespeare’s Scottish play gets a highly stylized, moody and occasionally mystifying update, courtesy of Justin Kurzel, the Australian director responsible for the haunting “Snowtown.” For the poor souls who haven’t cracked “Macbeth” since high school (or those current students looking for an easy study guide), Kurzel’s adaptation.. read more →