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How PTSD Can Change the Culture: An Interview With 'The Evil Hours' Author David J. Morris

In The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, writer David J. Morris shows how the disorder has been a part of the human experience since time began, and how our understanding of it and treatment of it has changed throughout the years. 1,758 more words


Fear and Resilience in Brainwave's "Capturing Conflict"

In 2011, photojournalist Lynsey Addario was covering the civil war in Libya when her team was “ripped out” of their jeep by Moammar Gadhafi’s troops. After enduring one week of being bound up, tortured, and continually threatened with execution, Addario and her teammates were released. 587 more words


Exploring the emergence of PTSD in literature

In 2007, when David J. Morris returned to America after serving as a correspondent in Iraq, he tried to explain what he had seen and experienced in the war. 1,045 more words


Anne Enright's "The Gathering": A Fictional Reality

At the end of January Anne Enright was named the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction by the Arts Council of Ireland. In light of her recent achievement I have decided to write a blog pertaining to her Booker Prize novel… 1,226 more words

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Battling a Memory Monster (PTSD)

Today, I would like to tell you a bit about the Memory Monster this blog is mainly about.

It’s called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 1,527 more words


The Nigerian Insurgency: Health state of the affected children. 

“To not have your suffering recognized is an almost unbearable form of
- Andrei Lankov


Short-lived moderate, tolerable activation of the body’s stress response… 1,586 more words

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It's Only a Paper Moon

I vaguely remember being told as a kid, “Calm down, it’s only a movie.”

I remember looking away from the screen at the end of… 363 more words