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Posttraumatic stress disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder news and analysis from The Nation
May 18, 2017
Who Pays the Moral Price of War?
Our desire for never-ending intervention overseas causes never-ending pain for our troops.
Peter Van Buren
July 2, 2015
Gaza’s Mental-Health Crisis and the Trauma of Permanent War
On the anniversary of the 2014 war, Gaza’s kids are still trying to recover from years of cascading violence.
March 5, 2015
American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers
An internal Air Force memo reveals that the US military’s drone wars are in major trouble.
March 2, 2015
Why Americans Don’t Care About Prison Rape
And what happens when the problem escapes from behind bars.
Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig
February 19, 2015
We Have Been Watching the Same Movie About America’s Wars for 75 Years
? That’s okay—you’ve probably already seen it.
Peter Van Buren
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April 16, 2013
On Almost Getting PTSD in Iraq
What used to be called "shell shock" is now the daily stress of living in a war zone.
June 28, 2012
What Has Really Happened to America’s Soldiers
If US troops find themselves morally injured, shouldn’t we ask: Who put them in the position to suffer such wounds in the first place?