Interpreter of Maladies

Friday, March 02, 2007


The psychological trauma of war isn’t new, but the diagnosis is. “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder” was coined in 1980, and gave the medical establishment a way to understand the struggles of returning soldiers. PTSD expert Dr. Matthew Friedman explains how changing the phrase helps change the suffering.
    Music Playlist
  1. The Blue Water
    Artist: Amir Lev
  2. Riding the Nuclear Tiger
    Artist: Ben Allison

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