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PTSD: A Very Modern Trauma

We’ve been familiar with the term Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder since the Vietnam War. The diagnosis of PTSD revolves around the presence of trauma and symptoms that include “intrusive memories, hyper-arousal, and avoidance of reminders or emotional numbing.” Most of us figured it was a modern name for a condition once called shell shock, battle fatigue, [...]

Military dogs show signs of combat stress

Studies show that humans aren’t the only sufferers of PTSD – canines are showing signs of it as well. It’s easy to focus on the men and women who are …