PSYCHIATRIST Russell Hinton says post-traumatic stress disorder is not well understood by most people, including those who are at a high risk of getting it. He treats about 25 patients with the illness at his Belmont practice, including former police officers, paramedics, and military personnel, and he has spoken out about the way sufferers are.. read more →

The torture itself was horrific enough. Beatings, hangings, sleep deprivation, waterboarding, mock executions — a litany of abuse authorized by the United States government against terrorism suspects held in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, and for which no one in any position of power has ever been held accountable. But taking fuller stock.. read more →

Lilly, a fictitious soldier, was corporal in the Canadian Forces (CF) when she was deployed to Afghanistan. Early in her deployment, she was attacked by another soldier as she was returning to her barracks one evening. As he groped her he whispered, “You know you want this,” and tore at her clothes. She managed to.. read more →