08 Sep 2017
September 8, 2017

War and Consequences

The United States is inured to violence. The International Day of Peace was marked on September 21 fell in a week of deadly violence in the United States. It is a country that has been at war for 15 years – wars intensified by a Nobel Peace Laureate. The cost is now estimated by reliable.. read more →

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD – is commonly thought to be suffered by men in combat zones. But a conference in Washington has been told that two thirds of sufferers are women. They include victims of sex crimes and domestic violence. This is one woman’s story about how she has been affected by PTSD. She’s.. read more →

Public protests are a regular feature in many countries. People routinely take to their cities’ streets to make demands. Some protests turn violent. Physical injuries are common. But what about the less obvious, unintended emotional consequences? Professor of psychiatry Christopher P Szabo explains the trauma that protesters – and even onlookers – can experience. What.. read more →