Who am I, as an academic, to decide in advance what is or what is not triggering to others?
We need to know how many people have PTSD to figure out what policies can reduce the burden.
PTSD isn't all about bombs and bullets. The baggage soldiers and medics bring to war zones will help us better understand diverse responses.
The research is strong that the atrocities of war cause mental health issues. A clinical psychologist walks us through the research and tells of her personal experience treating those with PTSD.
Jason Bourne’s overall pattern of forgetting and then retrieving memories is a better plot device than representation of real-world memory loss and recovery.
Perceived stigma, failure to seek help and failures of policing organisations to support help-seeking have created a melting pot of despair for some officers.
People who experience trauma often don't discuss it until long after the incident has occurred. A lack of empathy is part of the reason.
Talking therapy for people with post-traumatic stress disorder is one suggestion. A new study finds that surfing may be beneficial too.
Brain imaging study shows that we forget the context in which a traumatic event take place which could be crucial to avoiding negative loops.
If past wars are a guide, the toll of disability will continue to rise for many decades to come.
It is probably not a surprise that a terror attack can have a major impact on people's mental health. But what sort of effects are common, and how long do they last?
Could the not-too-distant future hold "brain chip" technologies that we could all use to enhance our memories to the point of perfection? Not so fast: there are big benefits to forgetting.
The experience and situation of many of the refugees precludes successful treatment of PTSD due to the nature of the disorder and what it requires to ease.
A bill that would release the 112 children currently in immigration detention in Australia will soon go before the House of Representatives. So what should MPs consider when casting their votes?
First responders are hugely resilient – but here's what to do when the memories become too much.
A new study has found returned service people who underwent mindfulness-based therapies had a sharper short-term decline in PTSD symptoms than those undergoing other conventional therapies.
Would you meet with the people found responsible for the deaths of your family members or friends?
People working in this field often view themselves with a "person-of-steel" mentality – placing themselves in peril by ignoring their own needs.
Australia has continually faced a returned soldier crisis. This is something that marked men returning from all the wars of modern memory – from the Great War to Afghanistan and Iraq.
For contemporaries and later for historians, shell shock came to encapsulate all the horror of a new form of industrialised warfare.