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Healing the Wounds of the Future


Trauma of War, Illusion of Growth

Back in 2009, the U.S. Army undertook a dramatic transformation of its own culture. The country had been at war for almost a decade, with many soldiers repeatedly deployed to […]... More>


Passengers on 2001 Air Transat Flight Provide Insights About Post-Traumatic Stress Vulnerability

Data from passengers who experienced a terrifying trans-Atlantic flight indicate that PTSD may be linked with general memory processing for details of events rather than memories specific to traumatic experiences. ... More>


Healing the Wounds of the Future

Several years ago, the satirical newspaper The Onion ran an article about “Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder,” based on a “study” by the Department of Future Veterans Affairs. Victims of the disorder, […]... More>


Disharmony in the Land of Nod

The most compelling personal memoirs—Tobias Wolff’s This Boy’s Life, Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club, and others—are not happy stories. They are recollections of childhood adversity, and rarely are they triumphant […]... More>